CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1198164
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, FOREST ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, FOREST ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Onehouse
National Grid Reference:
TM 01686 59367

Details

ONEHOUSE FOREST ROAD TM 05 NW

2/133 Church of St. John the Baptist 9.12.55

GV II*

Parish church, medieval with major alterations of early C19 and 1887-93. Nave, west tower, south porch; the chancel was rebuilt early C19. Flint rubble with freestone dressings; the nave is mainly plastered and has a plaintiled roof. The tower is round and of C12 or earlier. It has C13 pointed windows at belfry level and below on the west side, and a plain tower arch perhaps also remodelled in C13. The nave has Norman walling; the windows are of early C19 stucco in the Gothic manner. Nave roof with double collars to each rafter couple, the lower tier of collars having soulaces; possibly of C13 origin but may be rebuilt in C19. Early C16 porch in pink/buff brick with plaintiled roof. 4-centred arched doorway and windows with hoodmoulds; original roof with moulded purlins and cornice and arch-braced principals. Plain C13/C14 south doorway with a small stoup beside it in porch. The north doorway is similar. C12 font with cauldron-type bowl on a chamfered square stem. Around the rim, 4 carved defaced figures have their arms outstretched to link hands. One medieval bench end behind the pulpit has a carved dog on the buttress; the remaining benches are C19. The chancel of early C19 is of flint rubble with many inclusions of moulded medieval limestone. Dressings of gault brick. Slated roof. Stuccoed windows in the Perpendicular style.

Listing NGR: TM0168659367

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
279908
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: 09 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12848/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Maxwell Newport. Source Historic England Archive
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