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Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 140923
OS Grid Reference: SU2984426684
OS Grid Coordinates: 429844, 126684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0387, -1.5757
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LOCKERLEY TYTHERLEY ROAD
SU 22 NE
3/55 Church of St. John
Parish church. 1890 by J Colson. Squared grey limestone with brown limestone
dressings, plain tile roof. Plan of chancel with outshot, N vestry, nave
with transepts and SW tower with porch under, in Dec and Perp style. E end
of chancel has tall 3-light Perp window with traceried head, diagonal corner
buttresses. On S 1-light cinquefoiled window with quatrefoil in head, central
buttress and W 2-light trefoiled window with quatrefoil in head. N wall has
similar 1-light window, vestry has E shouldered-arch door and N squareheaded
3-light trefoiled window. S transept has on E side porch with S shouldered-
arch door, E cinquefoiled light, quatrefoiled parapet with coat of arms over
door to transept. 2-light cinquefoiled window with traceried head, and diagonal
buttresses. Nave and transepts have gabled walls with heads carved on kneelers.
S trancept has on W tiny C12 lancet. In each bay of nave 2-light cinquefoiled
window with quatrefoil in head and buttress between bays. W end has to N
clasping buttresses, to S octagonal stair turret and tall 3-light cinquefoiled
window with traceried head and quatrefoil in gable. SW tower has clasping
buttresses with gabled offsets. 2 order pointed S door and 2-light cinquefoiled W
window. To middle stage trefoil on each face, to belfry 2-light trefoiled opening
with quatrefoil in head. Corner pilaster to this stage and machiolated parapet.
Short octagonal spire with vane. Inside chancel has stained-glass to E windows.
Reredos of marble with plaster of Last Supper, Boarded roof with ribs. Chancel
arch 2 order off foliated capital on short marble shaft on foliated corbel.
Moulded arches starting above springing to transepts. Nave roof of king-post on
arch-brace with tracery in spandrels, 2 trusses per bay with braces coming down
to head corbels. Stone pulpit and font in perp style. Organ in N transept
behind carved screen. Contemporary stalls. In porch old font of cylindrical bowl,
and reset C18 monuments : 1701 to Mathew Barlow, 1716 to Amy and George Thomas,
also 2 C17 bells.
Listing NGR: SU2984725378
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Source: English Heritage
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