CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1294770
Date first listed:
15-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, GREEN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, GREEN LANE

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Lichfield (District Authority)
Parish:
Wall
National Grid Reference:
SK 09880 06676

Details

SK 00 NE WALL C.P. GREEN LANE (west side)

5/113 Church of St. John

- II

Parish church. 1839 by Scott and Moffat. Pale yellow chisel finished sandstone; tiled roofs on corbelled eaves with verge parapets. West steeple, nave and chancel. Steeple: a square tower of approximately 3 stages on a plinth with 2 stage diagonal buttresses is chamfered in at the last stage to form an octagonal base for the short spire; single stage of small lucarnes and a small slit trefoil-headed window over the pointed west door. Nave: of four bays on plinth and divided by two stage buttresses; two-light, square-headed trefoil-light windows to each bay. Chancel: lower than nave of similar details and of one short bay; 3-light, labelled pointed, Perpendicular-style window with panel tracery. Interior: plain-finished, plastered nave; single hammer beam and arch braced roof with double purlins and exposed rafters. Narrow, pointed chancel arch. Reading desk: fretted brasswork. Font: stone, octagonal, on stand. The church is skilfully set at the top of a rise making an attractive and prominent feature. B.O.E., p.291.

Listing NGR: SK0988006676

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
272729
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 291

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: 04 Sep 1999
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