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Statutory Address:

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

Doncaster (Metropolitan Authority)
Adwick upon Dearne
National Grid Reference:
SE 47024 01495



6/1 Church of St. John 5.6.68


Church. C12 with C13 and later windows, vestry added and chancel arch replaced in 1910 by A. C. Martin of London. Pebble-dashed rubble sandstone, Welsh slate roof. Nave with south porch and west bellcote, narrower chancel with north vestry at junction with nave. Nave: gabled porch has slightly pointed arch with impost, weathered stone above; shaped kneelers, renewed gable copings. Tall C12 round- arched doorway within appears altered. Y-tracery, 2-light window to right of porch with offset buttress beyond. Blocked north door now a square-headed, 2-light mullioned window; tall,square-headed,3-light window to its west, and window to its east of 2 cusped, ogee-headed lights. Battered bellcote projection has rectangular, 2-light west window and pair of round-arched bell-openings with impost band set beneath ashlar-coped gable. Shaped kneelers and gable copings to nave roof. Lower chancel has south door with 2-light mullioned window to its left and two C13 lancets to its right. Three early C19 headstones set beneath 2-light, Y-tracery east window. Lancet to east of north vestry which has Y-tracery north window and door in west side.

Interior: double-chamfered chancel arch of 1910 replaced former Norman arch. Square piscina in chamfered, arched recess; aumbry recess. Arch-braced roof trusses. Royal coat of arms above blocked north door. Late C19 fittings including pulpit made from older pews with arms. East window of 1883.

Listing NGR: SE4702401495


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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: 01 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05402/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Clayton. Source Historic England Archive
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