CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1320352
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ryhall
National Grid Reference:
TF 03624 10820

Details

TF 0210-0310 RYHALL CHURCH STREET 9/138 (west side) 6.6.61 Church of St John GV I

Church, c.1200 in origin, C13 tower and spire, C14 porch. Mostly C15 otherwise, restored 1857. Consists of 3-bay nave and aisles, 2-bay chancel, south porch; west tower and spire, north vestry of ashlar. Roofs not visible (probably of lead). 3-stage west tower with flat corner buttresses, string courses between storeys and table of corbel heads at the top lit by lancets and with 2-light bell-openings, of Y tracery on shafts with shaft-rings and nail-head decoration between. Octogonal broach spire has gabled lucarnes at the base of each cardinal side, with tracery similar to that of the bell-openings, whilst the other sides have smaller, blocked lucarnes with nail-head decoration. Embattled south porch has arched entrance with open cusping, on embattled capitals. Later 3-light window over, with round cusped heads beneath hood mould,and small 2-light Decorated windows to east and west. C15 aisles and chancel; window tracery mostly recut. Interior has 3-bay nave arcade of pointed double-chamfered arches carried on cylindrical columns with waterleaf capitals. C13 tower arch and chancel arch. C15 clerestory and roof carried on corbel heads. Chancel, with C19 roof, contains C14 2-seat sedilia with nodding ogee canopies.

Listing NGR: TF0362410820

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
187226
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: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03334/08
Rights: Copyright IoE C. Culligan. Source Historic England Archive
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