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Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7026 / 52°42'9"N

Longitude: -2.169 / 2°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 388674

OS Northings: 311667

OS Grid: SJ886116

Mapcode National: GBR 180.JG3

Mapcode Global: WHBFC.NBBH

Plus Code: 9C4VPR3J+29

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271580

ID on this website: 101374085

Location: St John's Church, Stretton, South Staffordshire, ST19

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Penkridge St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Parish Church. C12 Chancel, altered when the remainder re-built in
late C19. Random coursed red sandstone; steeply pitched roofs in handmade
red tile over Chancel and banded with scalloped tiles elsewhere with verge
parapets. South Porch, Nave without Aisles; Transepts and Chancel. Timber
framed gabled porch, 3 bay Nave, in Lancets, West window two light pointed
and rose window over; West gable surmounted by bell cote; slightly projecting
lower transepts built into length of Nave; two light windows in early C14
style, Chancel C12, buttressed, small rounded arch windows to North and
South sides with round arch priest's door to South; C14 reticulated three
light window to East end. Interior: Pointed arch to Chancel, depressed
pointed arches to transepts. Late C19 roof to Nave; corbelled arch braces
to ties with strutted king posts, trussed rafters in Chancel of similar
date. Piscina scalloped with flower ornament, corbels for effigies on
East wall of Chancel, mediaeval mensa altar, C17 Laudian communion rail,
late C19 octagonal stone font and octagonal timber box pulpit; simplified
poppy head to choir stall bench ends. Oval slate plaque over South door.
Carved stone C15 figure corbel by priest's door at time of re-survey.
Pre-restoration drawing within Church.

Listing NGR: SJ8867411667

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