CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1329947
Date first listed:
11-Apr-1967
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:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall
National Grid Reference:
SP 24489 72227

Details

HONILEY Honiley

4/183 Church of St John The Baptist 11.4.67

GV I

Parish church, originally private chapel of Honiley Hall, which has been demolished. Built in 1723. Probably by Francis Smith of Warwick. Small Baroque church largely unaltered. The nave has north and south round-headed windows with continuous impost and keyblocks, the westernmost window is smaller with bullseye above flanked by giant pilasters. Pilaster also at each end. Parapet and heavy cornice continued around the semicircular apse which also has round-headed windows. The same cornice embraces the west tower of three diminishing stages with pilastered angles. The top stage has bullseyes and volutes at the angles surmounted by obelisks and a short octagonal stone spire with ball finial and weathervane. Round headed west doorway at base of tower with bullseyes above and original panelled door inside. Interior: Marble giant Corinthian pilasters in the apse without an entablature. Modillion cornice around the plain ceiling. Round tower arch with panelled gallery in front on two Corinthian marble columns. Altar rail with large balusters. Box pews with fielded panels. Polygonal pulpit with fielded panels. Font under the tower - a small circular marble basin set into a niche.



Listing NGR: SP2448972228

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
308055
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: 02 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/09487/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Morphew. Source Historic England Archive
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