CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1335208
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
23-May-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, ELTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, ELTON ROAD

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Winster
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK 23947 60575

Details

SK 23 60 PARISH OF WINSTER ELTON ROAD 3/21 (South Side) 12.7.67 Church of St John the Baptist GV II

Anglican Church. Tower dated 1721, with alterations and additions in 1840-2 by Habershon, and in 1883 by A Roland Barker. Ashlar gritstone,with coped gables, moulded eavesband and Welsh slated roof. West tower, south porch,nave with central arcade, chancel with organ chamber and vestry. C18 tower with quoins and chamfered plinth, and moulded stringcourse above ground floor windows and below plain parapet. Tower windows with segmental heads and stone frames, and later doorway with chamfered, quoined surround and Tudor arched head. Four bay nave, bays delineated by stepped buttresses. South side porch with banded gable and stone slated roof. 'Y' tracery windows with transoms beneath four centred arched heads. Hoodmoulds with stops. Gables to vestry and organ chamber with 2-light traceried windows beneath hood- moulds. 3-light east window to chancel beneath hoodmould with stops. Interior: Gallery at west end supported on stone columns. Nave arcade with slender quatrefoil shafts, ending at the chancel end with diagonal chancel arches springing from a heavily foliated capital. Stained glass window to chancel south wall by Burne-Jones (Morris & Co 1883). Curious font, with circular bowl on a conical foot and carvings of Romanesque character, but so crisp as to appear to be later work.

Listing NGR: SK2394760575

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
80213
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: 27 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08814/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Millett. Source Historic England Archive
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