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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: 1383565

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityNash

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483997

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History

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Details

NASH

SO67SW Church of St John the Baptist 582-1/5/154 12/11/54

II*

Church. Early C14 with C19 restoration and c1865 north aisle and north vestry additions. Stone rubble and coursed stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain-tile roof with ornamental ridge tiles, and ashlar-coped gable. Weatherboarded broach spire. Integral roofed chancel and nave, west tower. EXTERIOR: chancel with round-headed east window inset with 3 cusped lancets. North wall with restored single cusped lancet. South wall with 2 tall renewed cusped lancets flanking restored chamfered pointed arched doorway with plain plank door. Nave: C19 north aisle with C19 cusped lancets with reset C13 twin cusped lancet with lozenge light over to west. Aisle covered by nave roof continuation with corbelled stone gutter bracket along wall. Stone chimney stacks integral with ashlar-coped gables to west gable return of north aisle and north vestry gable. North vestry east wall with cusped lancet and ovolo-chamfered pointed arched doorway. South wall with pointed arch with twin cusped lancets and quatrefoil to right and restored cusped lancet to left of south doorway. South pointed arched doorway with shallow ovolo chamfer under simple hoodmould. West gable return with carved figurative kneeler and sundial. Tiled gabled south porch of C19 timber framing on high ashlar stone plinth incorporating benches. Tower: tall slightly tapered unbuttressed walls with cusped lancet to south at ground level, round-headed slits at upper stages with 2 to the south and west and one to the north. INTERIOR: roof of nave and chancel remodelled c1865. Chancel roof of 4 bays and 4 trusses, the nave roof of 3 large bays with paired trusses between. All trusses are arch-braced collar trusses with upper and lower collars and single purlin. Chancel screen carved at Louvain c1865. Pointed tower arch with recess each side. Spire timbers mostly original with mast, lower bracing frames, broach purlins, hip rafters, cross-struts and struts. C14 plain octagonal font on C20 base. 3 armorial hatchments in nave.





Listing NGR: SO6041871710

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National Grid Reference: SO 60418 71710

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