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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: 1117354



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


District: North Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 441003

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SE 92 SW WHITTON CHURCH HILL (south side) 2/27 Church of Saint John 6.11.67 GV II*

Church. C11-12 tower; nave, chancel, tower roof and restorations 1892-7 by W & C.A. Bassett-Smith of London. Tower of roughly-coursed ironstone rubble with bands of limestone and gritstone blocks; nave and chancel of re-used limestone and gritstone ashlar with bands of ironstone rubble. Ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. West tower with west entrance, 2-bay nave and 2-bay chancel with vestry adjoining south side. 2-stage tower: quoins, tall first stage with round-headed west door and keyhole slit to south side, chamfered string course, original round-headed belfry openings to second stage with C19 tracery. Italianate boldly dentilled ashlar eaves cornice and pyramidal roof. Pointed 2-light traceried windows to nave, and moulded cill band, single traceried lancets and pointed 3-light east window to chancel, all with Geometrical-style tracery. Interior: C12 round-headed tower arch with chamfered hoodmould; moulded chancel arch in Early English style; double-chamfered arch to vestry; C19 ashlar pulpit and chancel rail with pierced trefoils. C12 font with moulded base and carved octagonal bowl supported on shafts, restored C19. N. Pevsner and J. Harris, The Buildings of England. Lincolnshire, 1978, 421. Drawing by C. Nattes, 1794, Banks Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: SE9025324525

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 421

National Grid Reference: SE 90253 24525


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