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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: 1178164

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireNorth West LeicestershireDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Nov-1949

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187883

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Details

SK 41 NW COALVILLE NORTH STREET (east side) 1/18 Whitwick

8.11.49 Church of St John the Baptist

II*

Church, late C13 and C14 restored 1848, rainwater heads dated 1898, of Charnwood granite rubble with ashlar tower, clerestorey and porch, Swithland slate roof to nave and chancel, lead roofs to aisles. Nave, aisles, chancel, porch, 4-stage W tower, 5-light E window with intersecting tracery. S side of chancel has string course with ballflower and a 2-light window with plate tracery and a doorway and 2 pairs of lancets beneath. S side of nave has 2 2-light windows with Geometrical tracery, a cusped tomb recess beneath a gable and a gabled porch. 4 2-light square-headed C17 clerestorey windows. The tower has angle buttresses with niches and the bell-stage has on each face 2-light bell-openings with Decorated tracery, flanked by blank panels with identical tracery. Interior: 4-bay nave arcade of octagonal piers. Cl9 roofs, but the nave roof incorporates a C17 tie-beam. C14 octagonal font. Tomb effigy of knight, presumably from the exterior tomb recess. Tablet in memory of Samuel Litherland of Thringstone, d.1695, with winged cherubs and skull.

Listing NGR: SK4350116193

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National Grid Reference: SK 43501 16193

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