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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.


List entry Number: 1062701



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

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Baston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jun-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 194400

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6/17 Church of St. John 30.10.68 the Baptist

G.V. I

Parish church. Early C13, c.1403, C15, C16, chancel rebuilt c.1860. Coursed limestone rubble, ashlar, lead and Collyweston slates. Western tower, clerestoried nave, aisles, chancel, south porch. 3 stage ashlar C15 tower, having clasping buttresses, chamfered string courses, embattled parapet with angle pinnacles. In the belfry stage are 2 tiered 4 centred arched belfry lights in hollow chamfered surrounds. The west wall has a 3 light panel traceried window with above a large clock. To the side walls on the first floor are single 2 light windows. C15 north aisle with 5 three light windows, single at the ends and 3 at the sides, all having cusped ogee heads and 4 centred surrounds. C16 clerestory of 4 paired lights in chamfered surrounds, and plain parapet. C19 chancel in squared limestone with Collyweston slate roof. 2 light side windows and to the east a 3 light window. To the south is a priest's door and a single light window. The C14 coursed limestone rubble south aisle has a fleuron frieze to the parapet and a C15 3 light panel traceried east window. In the south side are 2 C19 3 light windows with beyond a further 3 light window having cusped ogee heads to the lights. Beside it are 2 blank panels with trilobed heads, part of a frieze which also survives on the west wall. Also in the west is a plinth with quatrefoils, a 3 light early C15 window with above a sunk quatrefoil and to the gable a gabled single bellcote. This work may belong to c.1403 when a chapel to St. Mary was created. c.1403 gabled south porch having wave moulded and pointed outer arch with above an elaborate trefoil headed niche with side pinnacles and crocketed ogee canopy. C18 6 panelled double doors match the inner 4 panelled door, which is set in a continuously moulded and pointed surround. Interior. 4 bay C13 double chamfered nave arcades with octagonal piers and responds, moulded capitals. Tall C15 tower arch with moulded head, embattled octagonal capitals and side shafts with bell moulded bases. In the south aisle a C15 cusped headed piscina and a C15 cambered tie beam roof with moulded principals matching that to the nave. Chancel arch is early C13 with roll moulded and chamfered head and annular capitals with hob nailing. Fittings are all C19 and C20, except for the C13 octagonal plain tub font on square base. Fine C14 oak iron bound churchwardens' chest with curved feet.

Listing NGR: TF1137813983

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National Grid Reference: TF 11377 13982


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