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Church of St John, Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 271580

OS Grid Reference: SJ8867411667
OS Grid Coordinates: 388674, 311667
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7026, -2.1690

Location: Stoney Lane, Wheaton Aston ST19 9LF

Locality: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST19 9LF

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Listing Text


5/103 Church of St. John.


Parish Church. C12 Chancel, altered when the remainder re-built in
late C19. Random coursed red sandstone; steeply pitched roofs in handmade
red tile over Chancel and banded with scalloped tiles elsewhere with verge
parapets. South Porch, Nave without Aisles; Transepts and Chancel. Timber
framed gabled porch, 3 bay Nave, in Lancets, West window two light pointed
and rose window over; West gable surmounted by bell cote; slightly projecting
lower transepts built into length of Nave; two light windows in early C14
style, Chancel C12, buttressed, small rounded arch windows to North and
South sides with round arch priest's door to South; C14 reticulated three
light window to East end. Interior: Pointed arch to Chancel, depressed
pointed arches to transepts. Late C19 roof to Nave; corbelled arch braces
to ties with strutted king posts, trussed rafters in Chancel of similar
date. Piscina scalloped with flower ornament, corbels for effigies on
East wall of Chancel, mediaeval mensa altar, C17 Laudian communion rail,
late C19 octagonal stone font and octagonal timber box pulpit; simplified
poppy head to choir stall bench ends. Oval slate plaque over South door.
Carved stone C15 figure corbel by priest's door at time of re-survey.
Pre-restoration drawing within Church.

Listing NGR: SJ8867411667

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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