CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1135148
Date first listed:
07-Aug-1952
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, ST JOHNS STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, ST JOHNS STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
St. Edmundsbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Bury St. Edmunds
National Grid Reference:
TL 85281 64677

Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564NW ST JOHN'S STREET 639-1/3/616 (East side) 07/08/52 Church of St John

GV II*

Parish church. 1841. By William Ranger (c.1800-1863); east end remodelled 1875 by J Drayton Wyatt. White brick with red brick to the interior of the high entrance porch within the base of the tower. Early English style. PLAN: nave and chancel; north and south aisles, west tower with spire and entry. EXTERIOR: the tower is in 2 stepped stages, both with steeply pointed turrets and flying buttresses, topped by a high octagonal brick spire. The entrance porch in the lowest stage has 3 high pointed-arched openings and a recessed doorway. The clerestory to the nave has 3 stepped lancet windows to each bay. The north and south aisles have the bays delimited by stepped buttresses; 2 pointed windows in each bay. INTERIOR: nave and chancel continuous. Arcades in 7 bays with slender supporting columns; vaulted timber roof. A blank arcade at the east end and 3 lancet windows. An ornate marble font has a cover in Jacobean style. (BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 145).





Listing NGR: TL8528164677

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
467336
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974), 145

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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