Burslem: St John the Baptist

Name:
Burslem: St John the Baptist
Record Type:
Church
Church code:
620340
Diocese:
Lichfield
Archdeaconry:
Stoke-upon-Trent
Parish:
Burslem

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II Listed Building
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Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in the following Conservation Area: Burslem Town Centre

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is on the Heritage at Risk Register (data verified 09 Nov 2023)
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Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Post Medieval

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 620340 Burslem St John the Baptist
Caption:
Exterior image of 620340 Burslem St John the Baptist
Description:
Photograph of the south elevation as seen from the south-west.
Year / Date:
April 2013
Copyright:
Archbishops' Council
Originator:
Catherine Townsend

Summary Description

Short 16th century west tower, the rest rebuilt following a fire c.1717 with later additions and extensions, including chancel in 1788 by Thomas Sherwin. South vestry c.1789 and north vestry dated 1930s. Associations with, and memorials for, notable persons including Wood and Wedgewood.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

Church Website:
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Sources and Further Information

Catherine Townsend (April 2013) Exterior image of 620340 Burslem St John the Baptist [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 620340 Burslem St John the Baptist
Catherine Townsend (April 2013) Interior image of Burslem St John the Baptist [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Interior image of Burslem St John the Baptist
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 6 Bells [Archive/Index]
6 Bells