St John the Baptist's Church, Winster facts for kids
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St John the Baptist’s Church, Winster
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||St John the Baptist|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Diocese||Diocese of Derby|
The tower dates from 1721. Matthew Habershon made alterations in 1840 to 1842, and A Roland Barker started some restoration in 1884. which was completed in 1885. The chancel was demolished and replaced with a larger one, with Minton tiles in the floor. Vestries for the clergy and the choir were constructed. Choir stalls were inserted, a new altar was added and the lighting was improved. The chancel south wall window is by Burne-Jones and was made by Morris and co in 1883.
The church is in a joint parish with:
The church contains a pipe organ by Abbott. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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