CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1059262
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, THE STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Moulsford
National Grid Reference:
SU 59158 84138

Details

MOULSFORD THE STREET SU58SE (East side) 5/123 Church of St. John the Baptist 20/06/72 (Formerly listed as St. John the Baptist's Church) - II Church. c.1846 on old foundations. By Sir George Gilbert Scott. Flint and stone base with stone dressings; flint and stone with stone dressings; old plain-tile roof; wood bell tower with splay-footed shingled roof to left. Early English style. 3-bay nave, north aisle, and chancel ,with west tower. Central open timber framed porch to 2-centred arched doorway with hood mould. Plank door with wrought iron hinges. Paired lancet to left. Paired trefoil-tapped lancet to right of centre. Trefoil-topped lancet to right. 3-light east window with Reticulated tracery. Single lancet to centre of north aisle. Paired lancet to left and right. Paired lancet to right return of aisle. Paired trefoil-topped lancet to right of nave. Single lancet to east end. Interior: arch-braced roof to nave; barrel-vault roof to chancel. C19 stained glass to chancel. Piscina to right of chancel. Richly carved pulpit, lecturn and choir stalls. Wooden arcaded communion rail. 3 segmental pointed arches to north aisle, corbelled to aisle side. Octagonal C19 font with carved quatrefoil to each side. Good series of wall monuuments of c.1694 to east end. (V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.507; Buildings Buildings of England: Berkshire, p. 179; David Cole, The Work of Sir Gilbert Scott, 1980, p.39).

Listing NGR: SU5915884138

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248007
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cole, D, The Work of Sir Gilbert Scott, (1980), 39
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 507
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 179

Legal

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

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Date: 10 May 2007
Reference: IOE01/15779/19
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