Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1086988

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Dec-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough (District Authority)

Parish: Rolleston

National Grid Reference: SK 73254 00410



1/92 Church of St. John (Previously listed as Church) 29.12.66 (Dedication not known)


Church. C13 tower, the rest rebuilt in 1740. Coursed squared ironstone rubble with limestone dressings. West tower, with naved chancel in one. Tower is of 3 stages, but the upper 2 are very low, and it is generally small. Square headed paved lights to west and to bell chamber. Plain corbel table and embattled parapet. Nave and chancel form 3 bays, buttressed and embattled in an early English style, with Y-traceried lights with curved head and hoodmould. North door in slightly ogival arch. South doorway has stone porch roof between the butresses. Triple lancet east window. Very simple interior : the single chamfered tower arch is almost round arched and springs from semi-octagonal responds. C13 octagonal font and piscina. Roof probably dates from 1960's restoration. Some late C19 stained glass : traditional saints figures in east window, Saint George and an angel in preraphaelite style in tower window, C18 stalls. One Richard Green was responsible for the rebuilding.

Listing NGR: SK7325400410


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

Legacy System number: 190868

Legacy System: LBS

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