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Latitude: 52.3822 / 52°22'55"N
Longitude: -2.5663 / 2°33'58"W
OS Eastings: 361548
OS Northings: 276171
OS Grid: SO615761
Mapcode National: GBR BS.R0WL
Mapcode Global: VH846.GDM4
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383554
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483986
Location: Hopton Wafers, Shropshire, DY14
Civil Parish: Hopton Wafers
Built-Up Area: Doddington
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Doddington
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
582-1/1/127 Church of St John
Church. 1849. Ashlar.
PLAN: nave incorporating chancel, south porch and west tower.
EXTERIOR: nave east window and 4 windows on opposing side
walls all with mid C19 Gothic-style pointed arches with
enriched metal lattice casements. One south window covered by
south porch with arched entrance opening, diagonal buttresses
and semi-castellated parapet.
Tower: Romanesque-style round-headed window with simple
ornament at upper and lower stages. String courses. Clockface
in middle stage to south. Parapet with plain crenellation and
raised corner merlons, over weathered string courses.
INTERIOR: west gallery, and continuous nave and chancel. Pine
pews and carved chancel screen. Communion rail supported by
cast-iron enriched Gothic-style balustrade.
Design of the church is derived from that of St Michael,
Hopton Wafers (qv).
Listing NGR: SO6154876171
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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