Wall and gateway approximately 14 metres to south of Chancel of Church of St. John the Baptist


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Church of St. John the Baptist, Brampton Road


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Statutory Address:
Church of St. John the Baptist, Brampton Road

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Bishop's Castle
National Grid Reference:
SO 32330 88390


SO 3288 12/9

BISHOP'S CASTLE CP BRAMPTON ROAD (south side) Wall and gateway approximately 14 metres to south of Chancel of Church of St. John the Baptist

GV II Wall and gateway. Circa 1860, incorporating early C13 remains of the pre-1860 church of St. John the Baptist (q.v). Coursed limestone rubble wall with sandstone ashlar details. Approximately 22 metres long and 1.5 metres high, north-west/south-east. Re-sited doorway at north-west end with moulded pointed-arch, three orders of shafts with stiff-leaf capitals to north-east, and boarded door with decorative strap hinges; re-sited triple sedilia at south-east end with moulded shafts leading without capitals to moulded cinquefoiled arches within overall square heads, and backed by re-used tombstones to north-east. Cranage also refers to a re-sited piscina, cusped window head, and a large Jacobean figure supposed to represent Gervas Needham, none of which were visible at time of resurvey (June 1984).

Listing NGR: SO3233088390


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Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 38-39


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07585/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Annetts. Source Historic England Archive
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