CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1302951
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
Parish:
Itchen Valley
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
SU 53454 32733

Details

SU 5332 ITCHEN VALLEY ITCHEN ABBAS

14/6 Church of St John The Baptist

5.12.55

GV II

Parish church. Rebuilt 1863-83 by W. Coles reusing C12 arches. Knapped flint and stone dressings, old plaintile roof. Neo-Norman cruciform plan of chancel and nave with transepts, and W bellcote. Plinth round whole church, and clasping buttresses to all corners. E chancel wall has pair of round-headed windows with shafts and zig-zag hood and round window above. Round-headed lancets with shafts in side walls. Stone corbel table eaves. Nave has on side to E and W of transepts a large round-headed lancet with zig-zag surround. W end of 3 panels with round-headed window in each,round gable window and corbel table gable. S transept has round headed side doors and on gable end central buttress, 2 low rectangular lancets 2 high round-headed windows and round gable window. N transept has gabled E porch with reset C12 restored doorway with plain inner order and order of columns with single scallop capitals impost and zig-zag ornament. N wall has buttress in centre and 2 large round-headed windows with round gable window. Small gabled stone bellcote with roof projecting to E. Inside E chancel windows under one rear arch with marble shafts and zig-zag head. NW monument: 1832 Mary itynne. Chancel arch C12 2 orders inner plain outer has heavy billets on impost with scallop capital to S and flat leaf capital to N. S transept has low vestry at S end with 2 round headed doors and above vestry 2 C18 foliated shields with monument 1826 to Arabella Sawbridge and 1809 to Rev. Charles Powlett. N transept has early C,19 font with shallow octagonal bowl on arcaded shaft. Tablets 1733 to John Newey Dean of Chichester; 1737 John and Samuel Newey (sons) in porch. Barrel vaulted roof with interesting design of roof at crossing.

Listing NGR: SP4850432255

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
145683
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: 20 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00217/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stuart Phethean. Source Historic England Archive
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