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Church of St John the Baptist, Ecclesfield

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335470

OS Grid Reference: SK3517396593
OS Grid Coordinates: 435173, 396593
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4649, -1.4717

Location: Housley Park, Ecclesfield, Sheffield S35 1SF

Locality: Ecclesfield
County: Sheffield
Country: England
Postcode: S35 1SF

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/147 Church of St. John
the Baptist


Church. 1859-60 by Weightman and Hadfield, extended 1900-01 by W J Sykes of
Hoyland. Deeply coursed dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roofs. 4-bay nave,
separately roofed north and south aisles, south porch beneath tower with spire.
Lower 2-bay chancel with 1 bay south chapel and north vestry and organ
chamber. Gothic Revival style. Tower: angle buttresses to lower
stage, offset band beneath 2-light cusped and trefoiled louvres.
Broach spire with lucarnes. Vice in angle with aisle, South aisle:
chamfered plinth, buttress between each bay. Three 2-light cusped
and pierced plate tracery windows with plain booJmoulds and poly-
chromatic arches over,north aisle similar. West end: nave breaking
forward, west window of 4 cusped lights with king mullion, sunken
panel above pierced by 3 trefoils. East end: lower south chapel,
vestry under continuous aisle roof. Chamfered plinth, offset angle
buttresses. East window 4 lights with Geometric tracery, plain head-
moulds and arches over. Matching 3-light windows to chapel and vestry.
Corbelled kneelers, coped gables with intermediate stepped kneelers.
Interior: 4 bay arcade to nave. Internal 3-light window to chancel
arch. Concrete reredos. Scissor-braced roofs.

Listing NGR: SK3517396593

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Source: English Heritage

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