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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Brierley Hill, Dudley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4861 / 52°29'9"N

Longitude: -2.1333 / 2°7'59"W

OS Eastings: 391045

OS Northings: 287580

OS Grid: SO910875

Mapcode National: GBR 4CQ.56

Mapcode Global: VH919.ZS21

Plus Code: 9C4VFVP8+CM

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 8 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403869

Location: Dudley, DY5

County: Dudley

Electoral Ward/Division: Brockmoor and Pensnett

Built-Up Area: Brierley Hill

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Brierley Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

1.
5106 HIGH STREET
SO 98 NW 6/198 Brockmoor
Church of St John
II
2.

Commissioners' Church. 1844-5, by Thomas Smith. Plum brick with yellow
brick dressings; stone-coped shallow-pitched gabled Welsh slate roofs with
carved faces to kneelers. Cruciform plan with vestry north of short
chancel, extruded turrets in west angles of transepts and west porch.
Neo-Norman style. All bays recessed and articulated by yellow brick
pilaster buttresses with corbels to frieze beneath blocking course. One-
bay chancel has 3 graduated lancets with waterleaf capitals to engaged
shafts. Two-bay transepts:lancets have hood moulds with head stops over
engaged shafts to waterleaf capitals and chevron arches; north and south
gables have 3 plain graduated lancets. Nave has four-bay north&south
elevations with similar lancet windowsand carved heads to chevron cornice;
west gable has cornice continued as frieze and bellcote set on projecting
bay flanked by similar lancets and with similar surround to doorway set
in gabled porch. Interior: plastered walls; chancel has coffered ceiling,
engaged shafts to fine late C19 stained-glass window, panelled dado and
chamfered chancel arch set on engaged shafts with scalloped capitals;
similar arches to transepts; plain pitch-pine pews; octagonal font with
foliate capitals to marble shafts; roof trusses all have 3 central posts
concealing wrought-iron tie bolts. A good example of a Neo-Norman
Commissioners Church. (Buildings of England: Staffordshire, p.80).


Listing NGR: SO9104587580

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