St John the Baptist, Frenchay

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St John the Baptist
Frenchaychurch.jpg
St John the Baptist, Frenchay is located in Bristol
St John the Baptist, Frenchay
Location within Bristol
General information
Town or city Bristol
Country England
Coordinates 51°29′42″N 2°31′16″W / 51.495012°N 2.521217°W / 51.495012; -2.521217
Completed 1834

St John the Baptist is a church in the Frenchay area of Bristol, England.

History[edit]

The foundations of the church were completed in 1834 by Henry Rumley. The work on the vestry started in 1887 and was completed by the local architect William Larkins Bernard.[1]

It has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II listed building.[2]

The large church has a low battlemented tower with a slender spire which overlooks the common.[3]

The churchyard contains the war graves of six service personnel of World War I and three of World War II.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parish Magazine 1887 - Parish of Winterbourne at frenchaymuseumarchives.co.uk, accessed 25 November 2008
  2. ^ "Church of St. John Baptist". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-03-16. 
  3. ^ Burrough, THB (1970). Bristol. London: Studio Vista. ISBN 0-289-79804-3. 
  4. ^ "CWGC Cemetery Report. Breakdown obtained from casualty record". cwgc. Retrieved 16 March 2007. 

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