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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: 1359101

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, WOOD STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityBarnetLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Apr-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199161

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History

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Details

1. 5004 WOOD STREET (north side)

Church of St John the Baptist TQ 2496 10/25 1.2.50 (Formerly listed as Parish Church of Chipping Barnet) II* GV

2. Altered extensively in circa 1873-5 by William Butterfield, the Church incorporates the mid C15 building as its double north aisle. Flint with stone dressings in bands and chequerwork. Imposing west tower. Timber fleche by Traylen. Interior plastered. Nave roof double framed collar-braced with closely spaced scissor-braced rafters. Roof to C15 building shows a flat panelled ceiling. Font cover, altar and reredos of stone and Purbeck marble by Butterfield (1880-82). Elaborately carved pulpit and unique set of carved pew-ends by Traylen. Organ by Hill circa 1876. Ravenscroft Chapel in south aisle contains fine C17 alabaster effigy of Thomas Ravenscroft, a local benefactor. Glass in north and south aisles by Henry Holiday in good Arts and Crafts manner circa 1887-89.

Listing NGR: TQ2455296465

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National Grid Reference: TQ 24557 96463

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