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St John's Church
The Parish Church of St John the Evangelist, Maindee
Church of St John the Evangelist, Maindee, Newport (geograph 2940617).jpg
51°35′27″N 2°58′27″W / 51.5908°N 2.9742°W / 51.5908; -2.9742Coordinates: 51°35′27″N 2°58′27″W / 51.5908°N 2.9742°W / 51.5908; -2.9742
Location Newport
Country Wales
Denomination Church in Wales
History
Status Active
Dedication St John the Evangelist
Architecture
Functional status Parish church
Style Neo-gothic
Years built 1859–60
Specifications
Number of spires 1
Administration
Parish Maindee
Deanery Newport
Archdeaconry Newport
Diocese Monmouth
Clergy
Bishop(s) Richard Pain

The Church of St John is a Victorian Church in Wales parish church in Maindee, Newport, Wales.

History

The church was built between 1859–60 by Prichard and Seddon of Llandaff. The tower was completed in 1911 by John Coates Carter. The church was devastated by bomb damage in 1941. The church interior was reconstructed between 1951 and 1952, after an arson attack on November 11, 1949. It was reopened by the Bishop of Monmouth on September 18, 1952.

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