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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: 1073579

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
LeicestershireNorth West LeicestershireDistrict AuthorityHeather

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187785

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History

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Details

SK 31 SE HEATHER MAIN STREET 5/17 24.11.65 Church of St. John the Baptist

II*

Parish Church of early C14, restored 1847, including addition of new chancel and N. aisle, by local architect, in sympathy with medieval character of church. Well coursed grey-green sandstone, heavily tooled. West tower (originally with spire) with gargoyles and thin corner pinnacles. Nave with low clerestory with square headed paired tracery lights, and 2 aisles with simple tracery windows. Curvilinear tracery elsewhere. Interior has nave arcade with heavy abaci to piers, and wall monument in chancel, marble, to Stephen Everard, 1615, with relief figures of family. Series of slate headstones in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SK3900810841

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National Grid Reference: SK 39008 10841

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