2011

SP1359 : St John's Parish Church, Aston Cantlow

taken 12 years ago, near to Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire, England

St John's Parish Church, Aston Cantlow
St John's Parish Church, Aston Cantlow
The Parish church of St John the Baptist consists of a chancel, north chapel, nave, north aisle, south porch, and west tower.

The chancel, nave, and tower date from late in the 13th century; the north chapel was added around the end of the 14th century.

From: 'Parishes: Aston Cantlow', A History of the County of Warwick: Volume 3: Barlichway hundred (1945), pp. 31-42. URL: LinkExternal link Date accessed: 11 August 2011.
It is believed that, Shakespeare's parents, John Shakespeare and Mary Arden, were married here in 1557 (LinkExternal link ). It became well-known nationally after its controversial decision to demand the owners of a farmhouse next door paid 230,000 for repairs to the church. (LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) Birmingham Mail)

The church is a Grade I listed building (LinkExternal link - British Listed Buildings).

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SP1359, 92 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 6 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 August, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1375 5985 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.2004N 1:48.0043W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1375 5983
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