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CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (CHURCH OF ENGLAND)

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 THE EVANGELIST (CHURCH OF ENGLAND)

List entry Number: 1308010

Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thundridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161061

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 36387 18675

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