CHURCH OF ST JOHN BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1226791
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN BAPTIST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN BAPTIST

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Staffordshire Moorlands (District Authority)
Parish:
Warslow and Elkstones
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK 05640 58973

Details

SK 05 NE WARSLOW AND ELKSTONES C.P. UPPER ELKSTONE

4/149 Church of St. John Baptist 1/2/67 - II*

Church. Dated 1786. Coursed and squared rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; clay tile roof with coped verges on kneelers. Oblong plan; nave and chancel in one, Round headed windows with raised key- stones; top opening glazing bar windows; single large window to right; 2 smaller windows to left _one above the other, the former lighting a gallery; central round headed board door with datestone above; Venetian East window. Squat louvred belfry with pyramidal roof to W. end. Interior: Late C18 double decker pulpit, box pews, vestry screen, alter rail and West gallery with balustraded rail. Plaque on East wall with inscription: "This Chapel / Was Built under the Care and / Inspection of William Grindon / of Stonfold, Who with the / Sum of two hundred pounds / (one hundred and forty of which / was collected by a Brief, and the Remainder by a Levy throughout the Township) / Compleated the whole in / the Year of our Lord 1788". 10 Commandment board on N. Wall; Creed board and Lord's Prayer Board above East window; Coat of arms of George III above altar.

Listing NGR: SK0564058973

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
424159
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09141/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Bourne. Source Historic England Archive
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