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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1040269

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, MAIN STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireEast NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityLowick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232549

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History

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Details

SP97NE LOWICK MAIN STREET (East side)

6/115 Slipton Church of St. John the Baptist 23/05/67

GV II*

Main Street is shown on Ordnance Survey map as High Street. Church. C13 origins. Nave and porch mainly C14. Bellcote rebuilt C18. Chancel reconstructed c.1910. Regular coursed and squared coursed limestone with some ironstone banding. Lead and Collyweston slate roof. Nave, chancel and south porch. South elevation of chancel of 2-window range of c.1910 two-and 3-light windows with square and segmental heads. 2-stage buttresses at corner and between windows. Gabled roof with Collyweston slates and ashlar gable parapet with finial. c.1910 3-light east window is with flanking 2-stage buttresses and buttress below. North elevation of chancel of 2-window range with C13 lancet to right and c.1910 two-light window to left. South elevation of nave of 3 bays. 2-window range with 2- and 3-light Perpendicular windows with hollow reveals and 4-centred arch heads. Buttress to right. Shallow gabled roof with plain parapets. Central gabled porch with finial has moulded outer and inner doorways with 2-centred arch heads. North elevation of nave is similar to south with a small central Perpendicular doorway, now blocked. West elevation has slight central projection with small central quatrefoil window. C18 gabled bellcote has semi-circular arch with keystone. Interior; C14 double-chamfered chancel arch with semi-circular responds. Nave roof probably may have some original beams, but is mainly c.1910. Late C18 panelled pulpit. C13 octagonal font. Moulded wood lintel to blocked north door. Monument: Thomas Scriven died 1737 and wife, black tablet with scroll surround to north wall of chancel. Early C20 stained glass east window is probably by Kempe. Early C20 stained glass to south-east window of chancel.

Listing NGR: SP9525779341

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National Grid Reference: SP 95257 79341

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