Parish Church Of St John The Baptist

9 Feb 2001
Parish Church Of St John The Baptist, Northend, Batheaston, Bath And North East Somerset, Somerset, BA1 7EG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 7767 BATHEASTON C.P. NORTHEND (West side) 7/105 1.2.56 Parish Church of St. John the Baptist G.V.


Parish Church. C12th church, remodelled late C15th; west tower and nave rebuilt mid C19th; north aisle, c. 1834 by John Pinch, the Younger of Bath; restored by F. Preedy; south aisle and south porch c,1866-1868 by F. Preedy of Worcester and London; chancel c.1860. Coursed squared rubble; Cotswold stone slate roof on chancel, slate roofs elsewhere. West tower: 4 stages with pierced embattled parapet; setback buttresses; projecting octagonal stairs, turret at south-east which terminates in spirelet; pointed perpendicular 2-light windows with cusped heads; east side has canopied niche containing figure, probably St. John.

South aisle: south wall is identical in design with original south wall of nave; it was simply moved and rebuilt by Preedy; variety of perpendicular windows; vestigial and now anachronistic protrusion for rood stair. South porch: also moved and rebuilt in facsimile by Preedy incorporating mediaeval work; panelled perpendicular parapet; depressed ogee hood to south door, heavily moulded with fleurons in hollow chamfer. Chancel: all 1860 with geometric east window. Sanctus bell cote on the east gable of nave. Interior: 5 bag nave with perpendicular arcade, probably of 1834 to north and 1868 to south. 2 bay chancel. Fonts: (1) octagonal on baluster stem, c,1700-1715; (2) 1869; Reredos, 1878. 18th wall tablet on south chancel wall. Dobbie B.M.W., An English Rural Community, 1969.

Listing NGR: ST7774867910


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0378 IOE Records taken by Arthur A Chapman; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Arthur A. Chapman. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Chapman, Arthur A.

Rights Holder: Chapman, Arthur A.


Cotswold Stone, Rubble, Slate, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Parish Church, Wall Monument, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument

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