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Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 6 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 308818
OS Grid Reference: SP4724576395
OS Grid Coordinates: 447245, 276395
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3836, -1.3073
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LONG LAWFORD CHAPEL STREET
SP47NE (East side)
3/33 Church of St. John
Church; built as a chapel of ease. Dated 1839. Designed by William Walker.
Erected for John Caldecott of Holbrook Grange. Flemish bond brick with remains
of cement wash and red brick plinth, and artificial stone dressings. Roof of
shaped slates has coped gable parapets. Short chancel, nave, north porch, south
vestry. Simple Gothic Revival lancet style. One-bay chancel, 4-bay nave. Splayed
plinth, moulded sill course and hood moulds throughout. Angle and other
buttresses; angle buttresses have chamfered and gableted pinnacles with moulded
finial. Chancel and similar west projection have stepped lancets. Roundel above
has blind quatrefoil with coat of arms to east, and date to west. Small
artificial stone octagonal west turret with foliage corbel at apex of gable.
Blind gablets and moulded finial. Porch has diagonal buttresses and painted
plank door. Nave has 3 windows to north and south. Small vestry has south
lancet, and later lean-to. Interior has pulpit, pews and other fittings of
grained wood with simple lancet detail. Font of 1886 has four granite columns
and octagonal basin. Stained glass panels of roundels and coat of arms,
surrounded by clear glass, in east window.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol. VI, p.187; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,
p.344; Kelly's Directory of Warwickshire, 1894, p.121).
Listing NGR: SP4724576395
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Source: English Heritage
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