Description: Church of St John
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333701
OS Grid Reference: SE3661610154
OS Grid Coordinates: 436616, 410154
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5867, -1.4483
SE31SE BARNSLEY CHURCH STREET
2/15 Church of St. John
Church. 1879 by G. E. Street. Hammer-dressed stone, tile roof. 4-bay nave
with 3-bay north aisle, 2-bay chancel with square tower over 1st bay on south
side. 2-, 3-, and 4-light windows with Decorated tracery. Large 4-light east
window. Two tall 2-light west windows separated by a buttress. Circle in
west gable apex with 4 trefoils. Circular stair turret with conical roof on
south side of tower. The tower rises one stage above the roof ridge and has
2-light, louvred belfry openings and a saddleback roof.
Interior: nave: 2-bay north arcade on short octagonal piers. Arch-braced roof.
Chancel: Piscina and sedilia. Stone vaulted roof to 1st bay and wooden vaulted
roof to 2nd bay. Wood-block floor. Round stone pulpit on pedestal with stone
spiral stair. Straight-backed, straight-sided pews.
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.
Listing NGR: SE3661610154
Source: English Heritage
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