CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1073579

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1965

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire (District Authority)

Parish: Heather

National Grid Reference: SK 39008 10841

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/08/2016

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HEATHER MAIN STREET Church of St. John the Baptist 24.11.65

II* Parish Church of early C14, restored 1847, including addition of new chancel and N. aisle, by Henry Isaac Stevens of Derby, in sympathy with medieval character of church. Well coursed grey-green sandstone, heavily tooled. West tower (originally with spire) with gargoyles and thin corner pinnacles. Nave with low clerestory with square headed paired tracery lights, and 2 aisles with simple tracery windows. Curvilinear tracery elsewhere. Interior has nave arcade with heavy abaci to piers, and wall monument in chancel, marble, to Stephen Everard, 1615, with relief figures of family. Series of slate headstones in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SK3900810841

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 187785

Legacy System: LBS

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