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St John the Evangelist Church
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||John the Evangelist|
|Architect(s)||Stephen Dykes Bower|
In 1859 the parish of Saint John was founded and in 1860 was consecrated by the Bishop of Oxford. A church designed by William Butterfield was built, which served the parish until 10 February 1943, when it was destroyed in a German air raid.
After the war, money was raised to build a new church. Designed by Stephen Dykes Bower, it incorporates glass salvaged from the old church and over 3.5 million hand-made bricks.
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