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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 153129
OS Grid Reference: SO6085442593
OS Grid Coordinates: 360854, 242593
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0803, -2.5726
YARKHILL CP -
SO 64 SW
5/166 Church of St John
Parish church. C13 fabric of earlier church incorporated in rebuilding
of nave and restoration of chancel by Ainslie and Blashill 1862, C13
west tower with top stage probably of 1466. Coursed and squared sand-
stone rubble with ashlar dressings, tiled roofs. West tower, nave with
south porch and chancel with north vestry. West tower: three stages
with moulded plinth and embattled parapet and clasped buttressing, traces
of row of corbels of former parapet below later top stage, single trefoil-
headed lights to south side. Nave: four bays, 2-light traceried window
to left and two similar windows to right of gabled porch which incorporates
C13 timbers with dogtooth ornament in roof; inner south doorway c1200, two
orders, inner moulded and outer chamfered springing from crocket capitals,
C19 shafts. Chancel: two bays, largely C19 with two 2-light traceried
windows. Interior: contains C13 font with scalloped circular bowl.
Listing NGR: SO6085442593
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Source: English Heritage
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