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CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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: 1361240

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187875

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

SK 41 SW COALVILLE HUGGLESCOTE

3/10 Church of St John the Baptist

II

The building shall be upgraded to II* (star)

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SK 41 SW COALVILLE Hugglescote

3/10 Church of St John the Baptist

II

Church, 1878, extended 1887, by J B Everard of Charnwood granite rubble with ashlar dressings and Swithland slate roofs. 5-bay nave, aisles, transepts. baptistery, S transeptal chapel, vestry, tower one bay to E of crossing, chancel. "French Gothic" style. Buttressed aisles with string course, lit by single lancets. Clerestorey of twin cusped lancets. Plate tracery to transepts, "Geometrical" 5-light E window. Tower has pyramidal roof, NE stair turret with conical roof, bell-stage. Lit by 3 cusped lancets within arcade, and arcaded storey below. W front has "Geometrical" oculus, 2 2-light windows beneath, and an arched doorway with 3 orders of mouldings and gabled surround. Interior arcade carried on polished granite columns. Terra- cotta cornice. Contemporary fittings, including gas-jets beneath clerestorey.

Listing NGR: SK4272412759

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National Grid Reference: SK 42724 12759

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