PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1129307

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1983

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, WICKWAR ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, WICKWAR ROAD

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sodbury

National Grid Reference: ST 72748 82301

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History

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Details

ST 7282 SE SODBURY WICKWAR ROAD 5/158 CHIPPING SODBURY Parish Church of St John the Baptist

I

C13 origins but mostly Perpendicular. West tower, Nave and Chancel, with north and south aisles. Single-storey projecting south porch with castellated parapet and 3 figures (re-inserted in C19) in niches. Restored by G E Street in 1869. Rubble with ashlar dressings. Cotswold stone tile roof. Ashlar west tower of 4 stages: later Perpendicular with diagonal buttresses and blind panelled and pierced castellated parapet; crocketed pinnacles; 5-light west window; good 2- and 3-light pierced tracery windows on third and fourth stages.

Interior: Tierceron vault in tower. Four bay Nave with Perpendicular arcades; those on south side have slight ogee arch; north bay nearest chancel is Early English. C15 pulpit built into wall between third and fourth bay of north arcade, much restored by G E Street but retains fan-vault inside and leaded 2-light window to north aisle.

Early English chancel arch with twisted terminals. Two bay chancel, Early English to north and Perpendicular to south-north chapel has Early English piscina and finely, carved C15 image bracket. Incised stone slab to Richard Colmore, 1513, under double ogee head.

C13 font, plain octagonal bowl on octagonal shaft with roll at top and bottom. C19 pews, choir stalls and reredos.

Some remains of Perpendicular-boarded roof, mostly restored.

Listing NGR: ST7274982306

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Legacy System number: 34207

Legacy System: LBS

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