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Church of St John, Barnsley

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II
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

Location: B6132, Barnsley S71 3JD

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S71 3JD

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Listing Text

(west side),
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

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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