CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1115490
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Dec-1984
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:
Leicestershire
District:
Harborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Goadby
National Grid Reference:
SP 75024 98892

Details

SP 79 NE GOADBY THE STREET (East Side)

4/26 Church of St. John the Baptist (Previously listed as Church of 29.12.66 St Denys)

GV II*

Parish Church, former Chapel. Probably C13 though restored in 1848 and 1860. Coursed ironstone rubble with brick transepts, Welsh slate roof. Single celled with bell turret above buttressed west wall. Two chamfered lancets to south, and mediaeval gabled south porch restored in C19 with new archway. Small King post roof. C17 door with panel inscribed 'William Collinson gave this 1618'. Plain tympanum above. Early C19 brick transept with coped gables with stone kneelers, the south was reconstructed in 1860 and has intersecting traceried window. Victorian Decorated 2-light window to north transept. Buttressed chancel with Perpendicular south window and Decorated east window of 3-lights, the tracery is Victorian but the hood mould and corbel heads may be C14. Sill band below and tomb stones built into the wall, two of which are fine slate memorials of 1765 and 1760. Single wide lancet with hood mould in north wall of nave. Interior of Church is very open, with no division between nave and chancel. Lancet windows are all in deep splays. Plain boarded roof. Although the transepts are C19, the arches leading to them seem mediaeval, a roll moulded arch springing from flat abaci. Scissor braced roofs in transepts. South transept contains a plain octagonal font. Simply shaped piscina in chancel.

Listing NGR: SP7502498892

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
190801
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 02 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/03627/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andy Haigh. Source Historic England Archive
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