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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Cadeby, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.4989 / 53°29'56"N

Longitude: -1.2254 / 1°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 451482

OS Northings: 400527

OS Grid: SE514005

Mapcode National: GBR MWWZ.HG

Mapcode Global: WHDD7.49RZ

Plus Code: 9C5WFQXF+HV

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 5 June 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334790

Location: Cadeby, Doncaster, DN5

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Cadeby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sprotbrough St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Church now disused. 1856. By Sir George Gilbert Scott for patron Sir. J. W.
Copley Bart. Ashlar magnesian limestone, graduated slate roof. 3:2 bays with
aisles and chapels embraced in single vessel, gabled south porch. In Gothic
Revival style Chamfered plinth, low side walls with buttresses between bays
and at angles having offsets and gablets. Continuous nailhead carving and
string course run beneath lancet windows with chamfered surrounds, cusping
and hoodmoulds. Large porch to bay 2 has treble-shafted, moulded arch
beneath sunken trefoil with naturalistic carving; outer and inner sides have
3-bay arcading with shafts, blind side lights and shared hoodmoulds continued
from the south door impost (inner arcading now very weathered). Priests'
door on right of bay 4 has pointed arch and hoodmould. Chamfered eaves band
and hidden gutter to catslide roof with coped gables and decorated apex
stones; sanctus bell-cote with ashlar base and wooden belfry. Large
buttresses flank tall, paired, 2-light west windows in moulded surrounds with
cusping and quinquefoils at each head, shared hoodmoulds; raised circular
surround to gable window with 3 trefoils. Similar buttresses flank a 3-light
east window having 3 trefoils in a circle at its head and hoodmould; aisle
lancets. Octagonal flue at north-east corner.
Interior: aisle arcades have circular piers, capitals with naturalistic
foliage carving and moulded arches. Chancel arch has keeled and shafted
responds and head-carved hoodmould stops. Chapel arcades have keeled,
quatrefoil piers and angels on the hoodmould stops. Although disused the
church retains most contemporary fittings including octagonal font and wooden
pulpit. Interior not fully inspected. The church seated 150 persons and
cost £6,000 to build; consecrated Sept 25 1860 (Whites Directory of Sheffield
1862, p525).

Listing NGR: SE5148200527

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