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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Wall, Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6577 / 52°39'27"N

Longitude: -1.8554 / 1°51'19"W

OS Eastings: 409880

OS Northings: 306676

OS Grid: SK098066

Mapcode National: GBR 3CN.CQW

Mapcode Global: WHCGV.GGQC

Plus Code: 9C4WM45V+3V

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 15 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272729

Location: Wall, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Wall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Wall St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/113 Church of St. John

- II

Parish church. 1839 by Scott and Moffat. Pale yellow chisel finished
sandstone; tiled roofs on corbelled eaves with verge parapets. West
steeple, nave and chancel. Steeple: a square tower of approximately
3 stages on a plinth with 2 stage diagonal buttresses is chamfered
in at the last stage to form an octagonal base for the short spire;
single stage of small lucarnes and a small slit trefoil-headed window
over the pointed west door. Nave: of four bays on plinth and divided
by two stage buttresses; two-light, square-headed trefoil-light windows
to each bay. Chancel: lower than nave of similar details and of one
short bay; 3-light, labelled pointed, Perpendicular-style window with
panel tracery. Interior: plain-finished, plastered nave; single hammer
beam and arch braced roof with double purlins and exposed rafters.
Narrow, pointed chancel arch. Reading desk: fretted brasswork. Font:
stone, octagonal, on stand. The church is skilfully set at the top
of a rise making an attractive and prominent feature. B.O.E., p.291.

Listing NGR: SK0988006676

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