Description: Church of St John the Baptist
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
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SK 00 NE HAMMERWICH C.P. CHURCH LANE
5/35 Church of St. John
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
Source: English Heritage
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