Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223424
OS Grid Reference: TF9747442985
OS Grid Coordinates: 597474, 342985
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9479, 0.9378
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STIFFKEY CHURCH STREET
TF 9742 (south aide)
15/127 Church of St John
Parish church. Largely perpendicular fabric but tower and charnel earlier.
W tower, N porch, nave and chancel. Perpendicular nave, 4 bays, with flushwork
parapet, embracing earlier W tower. Early C15 Porch with armourial shields in
octofoils, brick and flint cheque work in gable, springing of groins inside.
Chancel: late C13 or early C14. Rood stairs on S of nave. Arched braced nave
roof, chancel roof and E Window tracery 1848. C13 piscina. C19 benches, c1920
stalls, Holy Table and reredos. Two medieval stalls with misericords. Wall
monument: Nathaniel Bacon: before 1615, Perhaps by Maximilian Colt.
Listing NGR: TF9747442985
Source: English Heritage
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