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Former Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6896 / 52°41'22"N

Longitude: -2.7373 / 2°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 350260

OS Northings: 310472

OS Grid: SJ502104

Mapcode National: GBR BK.3LSD

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.XNPD

Plus Code: 9C4VM7Q7+V3

Entry Name: Former Church of St John

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457293

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Giles with Sutton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ51SW HEXHAM WAY, Sutton
653-1/5/779 Former Church of St John
30/05/69
(Formerly Listed as:
SUTTON ROAD, Sutton
Former Church of St John)

II*

Former chapel, now disused. C13 with C17 and early C19
modifications. Sandstone random rubble with some brickwork and
plain tiled roof. Single cell forming the chancel of a once
larger structure. West wall largely a C19 infill. Remains of
sandstone walling each side, part squared, but the lower
courses rough as if cut away. Main part of wall is brick, with
wood interlocking tracery to window, and small doorway beneath
the window with plain wood case. 3 hollow chamfered lancet
lights in north wall, 3 splayed lancets to south, the outer
windows with round-arched heads each side of a square headed
central light. Each side wall clearly raised in squared
rubble. Stepped lancet windows in east wall.
INTERIOR: the crude stone bowl font survives, and a single
early C17 roof truss, with moulded tie beam, collar and splat
struts.


Listing NGR: SJ5026010472

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