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:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.

Acknowledgements

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

1. Information provided by Rosemary Lockie.

Last updated on 4 Oct 2010 at 00:00.

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This Report was created 31 Jul 2017 - 12:24:46 BST from information held in the Herefordshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 3 Jan 2016 at 13:34.

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