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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddulph, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1086 / 53°6'30"N

Longitude: -2.1795 / 2°10'46"W

OS Eastings: 388081

OS Northings: 356833

OS Grid: SJ880568

Mapcode National: GBR 135.1SS

Mapcode Global: WHBCF.H4C7

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275255

Location: Biddulph, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST8

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Biddulph

Built-Up Area: Biddulph

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Knypersley St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NE Knypersley

7/47 Church of St John
- the Evangelist


Chapel of Ease. 1848-51, by R.C. Hussey. Sandstone ashlar; blue machine
tile roofs; verge parapets. Compact plan of nave, chancel, south transept
and north-west spire in early decorated style. Tower: of 3 stages;
angle buttresses, trefoil-headed twin-light windows to bell chamber,
further single light to first stage. East side: pointed north doorway;
broached spire, gargoyles at angles and exaggerated central lucarnes to
base of each side, with roofs resting on free-standing columns; cruciform
pinnacle. Nave: of 4 fenestrated bays divided by 2-stage buttresses and
lit by 2-light trefoil-headed and quatrefoil labelled windows to sides
and 5-light geometrical west window based on 'Y'-tracery pattern with
cinquefoils and trefoils in pointed arch; transept of one bay and lower,
attached to south side; rose window in apex, small lights to sides.
Chancel: of 2 bays, lower but similar to nave; 4-light 'Y'-tracery
east window with cinquefoils to pointed, labelled head. Built for the
Batemans of Biddulph Grange (q.v.) and part of a complete early Victorian
group including also school and parsonage (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8808156833

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