CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1093786
Date first listed:
29-May-1957
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Test Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Kings Somborne
National Grid Reference:
SU 36437 27792

Details

KINGS SOMBORNE UPPER ELDON SU 32 NE Church of St John the Baptist 8/3 29/5/57 II*

Redundant church. Late C12, E wall rebuilt early C19 and roof similarly, late C20 restoration. Rubble flint rendered, stone dressing, rebuilt brick wall, old plain tile roof. Single cell church. Brick E wall set slightly W of original has pointed window copying original. Sloping brick buttresses to each end. Other walls all have stone roll mould string at sill level, halfway up wall. S wall has to W of centre round headed window with continuous chamfer and roll mould inside it. To W rebuilt pointed doorway with C20 door and buttress on corner. N wall has 2 similar windows each side of centre, to W of centre stone for consecration cross, and clasping buttress at W end. W wall has similar window with rectangular squint below, to S consecreation cross stone and SW buttress. Inside E wall is rendered with render imitation rear arch to E window and string course below, with reset consecration cross stone each side. On other walls much repaired roll mould string. At E end of N & S walls half of splays of rear arches of windows lost in shortening. To N each side of centre and W of an S wall wide splayed pointed rear arches with continuous roll moulding. Possibly remains of NW window with consecra- tion cross stone below. In SW reconstructed C20 roundheaded doorway with consecra- tion cross stone above. On W wall similar rear arch to window with squint below, not glazed. Vested with the Redundant Churches Fund since 1971.

Listing NGR: SU3576130748

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
140809
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Nov 2004
Reference: IOE01/13450/20
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