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Latitude: 52.9057 / 52°54'20"N
Longitude: -2.1473 / 2°8'50"W
OS Eastings: 390186
OS Northings: 334258
OS Grid: SJ901342
Mapcode National: GBR 15J.XK2
Mapcode Global: WHBDD.Z7M8
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 24 January 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196740
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385994
Location: Stone, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST15
Civil Parish: Stone
Built-Up Area: Stone
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Stone Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ93SW GRANVILLE TERRACE, Stone
651-1/4/22 (North East side)
Church of St John
Congregational church, now Methodist/United Reformed church.
1870. By G.Bidlake; for J.Crossley of Halifax. Rock-faced
stone with ashlar dressings, some plastered brick; slate roof
with brick stack. Decorated Gothic style. Rectangular
structure with tower and rear vestry. Front has gabled centre
with flanking elements under hipped roofs; tower to left end.
Plinth, sill course and coped gable. Central entrance has
shafts and pointed tympanum, plain paired doors; similar
entrances to flanking elements. 5-light window with
Geometrical Decorated tracery, small lights to flanking
elements. 2-bay applied arcades flank entrance, with outer
lancets and inner incised panels, flanking offset buttresses;
right end is canted. 3-stage tower has traceried lancet to 2nd
stage; top stage has paired bell openings with trefoil heads
in square-headed recesses with colonnettes, pierced iron
screens; clock above has flanking traceried panels; top
cornice and broach spire. Left return of 5 bays, the 2nd
breaks forward under gable; offset buttresses and top parapet;
2-light segmental-pointed windows to lower level; 2-light
pointed windows to upper level, the hood moulds are sharper.
Vestry to left end has entrance in weathered projection with
oriel above, which has 2-light plate tracery window to left;
rounded angle and segmental-pointed entrance to return, most
of which, with rear, is plastered; brick stack. Right return
similar: no gabled bay but canted projection to left end.
INTERIOR: gallery on iron columns to all 4 sides has timber
front with arched panels and enriched iron detailing; large
pulpit has arcaded balustrade and communion rail; organ in
arched recess behind gallery; pews with arcaded fronts. A good
example of its type with well preserved interior. An important
landmark to the town.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
Listing NGR: SJ9018634258
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