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Church of St John the Baptist, Hammerwich

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 272647

OS Grid Reference: SK0700107364
OS Grid Coordinates: 407001, 307364
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6640, -1.8979

Location: Church Lane, Hammerwich, Staffordshire WS7 0JS

Locality: Hammerwich
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS7 0JS

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/35 Church of St. John
the Baptist


Parish church. 1873-83 by Newman and Billing. Rock faced random coursed
sandstone; tiled roofs; verge parapets; west steeple, nave, apse and
north aisle. Early English style. Steeple: of 3 stages with clasping
buttresses, the tower is set-in to bell chamber level with corbelled
eaves, broach spire and lucarnes. Pointed, paired bell chamber openings;
triple, pointed west window over pointed west door. An octagonal stair
turret is embedded into south east angle with the nave which has
corbelled eaves of three bays of paired, pointed windows divided by
two stage buttresses. Apse, only marginally lower than nave, two short
bays to sides and 3-sided east end all with trefoil headed lancets;
two light east window under gablet. Aisle: pent, paired pointed windows
and vestry set against tower.

Listing NGR: SK0700107364

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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