CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1060324
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
Parish:
Oake
National Grid Reference:
ST 15985 26457

Details

OAKE CP HEATHFIELD ST12NE 4/137 Church of St John the Baptist (previously listed under Norton Fitzwarren CP) 25.2.55 GV II Parish church. C13 tower, chancel rebuilt 1841,vestry added 1869-70,church refenestrated and extensively restored.Mid C19 work by Edward Ashworth. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, decorative ridge tiles, coped verges to porch only. West tower, 2 bay nave, South East chapel now organ chamber adjoining South porch, chancel and vestry. 3 stage tower with parapet, originally gabled, diagonal buttresses, string courses, chamfered plinth, 2-light trefoil headed louvred bell-openings, rectangular louvred opening on South front,3-light West window lancet in South wall of nave,single storey gabled porch with kneelers, moulded pointed arch opening, pointed moulded inner doorway, C19 door, C19 wagon roof, nave roof continued as catslide over one bay chapel right, 2-light window, chancel 3-light trefoil headed mullioned window left of priest's door, lancet right, 3-light East Window, single storey vestry to North,2-light window on North wall of chancel, 2 on North wall of nave. Interior: rendered except for random rubble West wall. Tower arch chamfered in 2 orders dying into inposts, chancel arch of wood corbelled out, depressed moulded Tudor arch to chapel. C19 ribbed barrel vaulted roofs in nave and chancel, chamfered lateral beams in chapel, Pulpit composed of bench ends reset when church reseated mid C19. C16 painted wall tablet with kneeling figures to Hadley family in chancel.Coloured tile dado in sanctuary, dating like the other fittings from 1869. (A Guided Tour of Heathfield Church Somerset, 1981).

Listing NGR: ST1598526457

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
271022
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
A Guided Tour of Heathfield Church Somerset, (1981)

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: 23 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15450/02
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