Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 11 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 308225
OS Grid Reference: SP2657258776
OS Grid Coordinates: 426572, 258776
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2266, -1.6124
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WASPERTON Main Street
18/347 Church of St John
Parish church. 1843 by Sir G G Scott, adapted from church of 1736. Red
sandstone with plain tile roofs. The chancel, south aisle, bell-turret, and all
the windows are by Scott. Early English/Decorated style. Comprising nave,
chancel, south aisle,south vestry and north porch. Octagonal lead-clad timber
bell-turret over west end with short spire. C19 timber-framed north porch
containing early C16 glass. Decorated style traceried windows. Interior: Early
English style three-bay south arcade. Crown-post nave and aisle roofs with
crenellated tie-beams. Angel corbels in chancel. Screen by Scott dated 1845 in
circa 1300 style. Pulpit of circa 1600. Communion rail of early C18 in wrought
iron. East window by Hardman to designs of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin.
Listing NGR: SP2657258776
Source: English Heritage
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