Herefordshire Places of Worship

St John the Evangelist's Church, Storridge (36k) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of Rosemary Lockie
St John the Evangelist's Church, Storridge
St John the Evangelist's Church,
A4103, west of Cowleigh Road,
Storridge, Herefordshire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1856, and we understand it is still open.

St John the Evangelist's Church is a Grade C Listed Building - see British Listed Buildings website for details.

The following information about the Church has been provided to accompany the photographs on the right. A list of people who have supplied the information is included in the Acknowledgements, below.

[Image 1] St John the Evangelist's Church was designed by Frederick Preedy in 1856, based on a design of a 13th century building - this probably explains why my companion said - “but that's an old church” - when I had explained it was relatively “new”... The east window was one of Preedy's first commissions. He also designed the Old Rectory, which may be nearby, although we were unsuccessful in finding it, so were unable to go inside the church.[1]

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference SO7484848615. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Resources

I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Storridge, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the following people who have contributed information for this web page:

1. Information provided by Rosemary Lockie.

Information last updated on 4 Oct 2010 at 00:00.

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This Report was created 4 Oct 2020 - 03:46:13 BST from information held in the Herefordshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 7 Feb 2019 at 13:34.

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