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Church of St John, Checkley

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274926

OS Grid Reference: SK0593838819
OS Grid Coordinates: 405938, 338819
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9467, -1.9131

Location: Rectory Road, Checkley, Staffordshire ST10 4HH

Locality: Checkley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4HH

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Listing Text


10/122 Church of St. John


Chapel of ease 1859-61 by G. E. Street. Rough faced random coursed
Hollington sandstone; steeply pitched tiled roofs with crested ridge,
verge parapets and bellcote to west end. Nave with north porch and apse.
Nave: low walls with diagonal buttresses at angles and string at cill
level; a large 3-stage buttress runs axially up the west face to the
bellcote; approximately 3 bays with trefoil-headed lancets to east and
quatrefoil to west of north porch: this has very low eaves (lower west than
east) taken down to cill level; pointed arch entrance. Apse: of similar
ridge, but greater eaves height than nave; two-light, plate tracery
trefoil-headed (with quatrefoil over) side windows; similar but 3-light
east window with gablet over, run into the curve of the apse.

Listing NGR: SK0593838819

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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