CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (CHURCH OF ENGLAND)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308010
Date first listed:
23-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (CHURCH OF ENGLAND), HIGH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (CHURCH OF ENGLAND), HIGH ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Thundridge
National Grid Reference:
TL 36387 18675

Details

High Cross TL 36 18 STANDON HIGH ROAD (east side)

9/4 Church of St John the Evangelist (C of E)

GV II

Church. 1846. By Anothony Salvin (1799 -1881) for Dame Lousia Giles Puller of Youngsbury. Tower added 1906. Ragstone with freestone limestone dressing and ashlar battlemented tower parapet. Steep slate roof carried down in flatter pitched catslide over N aisle. Small copper spike to tower. In Decorated style a square ended chancel, wider nave with 4-bay arcade to N aisle, gabled S porch, NE gabled vestry, and SE 3- stage tower with clock. Diagonal corner buttresses, gable parapets and apex crosses. Single-light pointed and cusped windows to aisle. 2 2-light and one single-light window to S wall of nave. 4-light Dec. E window and similar 3-light W windows. Interior austere with arch-braced open roofs on stone corbels. Arcade with equilateral arches in 2 chamfered orders and octagonal piers with C14 moulded caps and bases. Unusual octagonal stone font with deep band of cusped panel work around bowl. Stained glass: E window 1876 an early work by Kempe; W window c1893 by Selwyn Image of Christ with Mary and John most extraordinary for that date in its design according to Pevsner; pre-Raphaelite 2-light SE window in nave C1893 by Helen Coombe (Mrs Roger Fry). (Pevsner (1977) 195).

Listing NGR: TL3638718675

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
161061
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: 15 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/16271/29
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