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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: 1023330

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hannington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1955

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318336

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

5/211 HANNINGTON HANNINGTON Church of St John the Baptist

Part 2 second line should be amended to read "by Slater and Carpenter 1868-71..."

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1. 5410 HANNINGTON HANNINGTON Church of St John the Baptist SU 19 SE 5/211 26.1.55

II*

2. Small late C12 and early C13-type aisless country parish church largely rebuilt by Slater and Carpenter 1968-71 reusing several old parts and C15 west tower. Rubble with ashlar dressings and stone tile roof. Four and a half bay nave with low buttresses and small lancet windows except for square headed east window on east side. Norman south doorway of late type with one order of chevron clasping roll and label of saltire crosses, billet impost and headstone corbel over; projecting gabled porch. Reset north doorway - round headed but early C15 mouldings. Two bay square ended chancel with perpendicular square-headed 2-light tracery windows and a blocked priest's door. Perpendicular east window with vestry to north which has tall chimney. Two stage embattled west tower on moulded plinth, diagonal buttresses, corner gargoyles; C15 west door with drip and rosettes in spandrels. Interior: C19 seating. Several Freke monuments. Rood stair at north-east corner of nave. Reredos has scenes painted on tin in tracery panels. Stone effigy, probably C14, of a woman with mitred heads flanking hers. In the tower a large wall monument to Thomas Pile (1754) 3 black Corinthian columns carry fragments of a segmental pediment and in the middle an urn. Cherubs heads in panels between.

Listing NGR: SU1816692794

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National Grid Reference: SU 18166 92794

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