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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingstone, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8628 / 52°51'46"N

Longitude: -1.9116 / 1°54'41"W

OS Eastings: 406047

OS Northings: 329485

OS Grid: SK060294

Mapcode National: GBR 392.HJ2

Mapcode Global: WHBDQ.L9XM

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 12 January 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273829

Location: Kingstone, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST14

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Kingstone

Built-Up Area: Kingstone (East Staffordshire)

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingstone St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 02 NE KINGSTONE C.P. KINGSTONE

10/122 Church of St. John
12/1/66

GV II

Parish Church. 1860-61. By David Brandon; south aisle by G.E. Street.
Rock faced stone with ashlar dressings; clay tile roof with coped verges.
5-bay nave with north porch, 2 bay chancel with canted east end, north-
east tower with angle buttresses, south-east vestry. Nave: Bay divisions
marked by buttresses; windows of 2 cusped pointed lights and central
colonette mullion with naturalistic foliated capital, under plate traceried
quatrefoil and pointed hood mould terminating in naturalistic foliage;
West window has 2 trefoil-headed lights and central colonette mullion
supporting Y-tracery incorporating cusped circles, roll and fillet moulded
hood terminating in heads of a King and Queen; quatrefoiled light to
gable above gabled timber framed porch to pointed door with roll and fillet
moulded hood. South aisle: Bay divisions marked by buttresses; single
or paired lancet windows. S.E. Vestry: Segmental pointed door to west,
Caernarvon arch window to east. Chancel: Buttress to each angle;
pointed windows of 2 cusped pointed lights with sexfoil over. N.E. Tower:
3 stages, lower stage has windows of 2 cusped pointed lights with plate
traceried trefoil over, second stage has simple straight headed loops,
belfry stage has 2 cusped lancets to each side. Interior: Nave arcade
of slim cylindrical columns with moulded bases and capitals and double
chamfered pointed arches; pointed chancel arch has 3 orders of roll and
fillet moulding and stiff leaf capitals to cylindrical columns; pointed
and chamfered tower arch; nave roof with arch-braced scissor trusses,
the braces springing from stone corbels carved with naturalistic foliage;
aisle roof has arch springing from corbels to support a single
purlin; scissor braced chancel roof, the canted end has roll and fillet
moulded braces springing from foliated corbels. Fittings: Stone
font with quadrilobe shaft and base to octagonal bowl having serated
edges to circular panels containing foliage; octagonal stone pulpit has
trefoil arched side panels; altar rail of twisted wrought iron standards
with scrolled brackets and attached leaf decoration to wooden rail; oak
chest dated 1608. B.O.E. p.163.


Listing NGR: SK0604729485

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