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St.john's stands on an ancient christian site,originally dedicated to Saint Wilfred.
The original bulding has references dating back to 1094,it was replaced by a new church in the 16th century.In 1581 its dedication was changed to Saint john the Baptist,it was repaired during the following century,but by 1770 it had deteriorated,it that year the dedication was again changed to Saint John the Evangelist and a tower was rebuilt in 1814.
To mark the Granting of city status to Preston in 2002 the church was renamed the Minster Church of Saint John.

Address: Church st,Preston,PR13BU
Phone: 01772200489
Website: http://www.achurchnearyou.com

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  • Written Sep 20, 2011
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