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CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List entry Number: 1135148

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN, ST JOHNS STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467336

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 85281 64677

Map

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