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Latitude: 52.4116 / 52°24'41"N
Longitude: -2.253 / 2°15'10"W
OS Eastings: 382888
OS Northings: 279317
OS Grid: SO828793
Mapcode National: GBR 1CD.TDY
Mapcode Global: VH91M.WNS4
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 25 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348319
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157145
Location: Wolverley and Cookley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY11
District: Wyre Forest
Civil Parish: Wolverley and Cookley
Built-Up Area: Fairfield
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Kidderminster Ismere
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
WOLVERLEY & COOKLEY CP WOLVERLEY
SO 87 NW
6/153 Church of St John the Baptist
Parish church. 1772, with some late C19 alterations. Brick with hipped tile
roof. West tower, nave and chancel. West tower: two stages divided by a
dentilled brick string, lower part quoined; crenellated parapet and dentilled
brick cornice. Belfry stage has deep semi-circular headed recesses containing
semi-circular headed louvred openings. Nave: crenellated parapet; five deep
semi-circular headed recesses containing semi-circular headed windows. C19
timber porch in second bay from left. Chancel of three bays, to the left bay
a vestry, other two with windows as nave. East window has similar, larger
window, with three C19 ashlar lights. Interior: aisles formed within nave
by five bay arcades with semi-circular arches. Aisles have modillioned cornices.
Gallery to west end and over aisles has panelled front. Chancel arch semi-
circular. Font in Gothick style. C14 recumbent stone effigy of a knight at
south-east corner of nave. A series of good wall tablets of late C18 to early
C19 date in aisles and chancel, including Helen Knight died 1801 by Flaxman in
chancel. (BoE, p 291).
Listing NGR: SO8288879317
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