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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: 1293444

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Weston and Weedon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 234263

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WESTON AND WEEDON PLUMPTON SP54NE 4/234 Church of St. John the Baptist

GV II

Church. Rebuilt 1822 reusing some medieval work. Coursed squared ironstone and limestone, old tile roof to chancel, slate roof to nave. Chancel, nave, west tower and south porch. 3-light east window to chancel, C14 has tracery with trefoils and mouchettes. Priests door to south, C14, with continuous chamfered arch. Nave windows C19 with Y-tracery. South porch has entrance with continuous chamfered arch. Stone plaque in gable with shield inscribed, 'This church rebuilt A.D. 1822'. Ball finial and sundial at apex. Inner doorway has arch with continuous hollow chamfer, probably C14. Large medieval carved stone head re-set as keystone. C19 tower with castellated parapet-and single-light bell openings, the hoods surmounted by carved heads. Interior: Tower arch and chancel arch C14. Octagonal font on baluster pedestal. Probably late C17. Original box pews and commandment boards of 1822. Marble wall monument to Ann Moore, died 1683, has finely carved frame with drapery swags, cartouche, and cherub's head.

Listing NGR: SP5976448313

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National Grid Reference: SP 59764 48313

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