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Basingstoke and Deane (District Authority)
Sherborne St. John
National Grid Reference:
SU 62358 55565


SU 65 NW 5/68 26.4.57

SHERBORNE ST JOHN Church of St Andrew


Circa 1150, C13, C14, C16, C19. Norman nave, chancel of 1300 with windows (replacements of lancets) of about 1340, Brocas Chapel on north side of chancel of 1420, north aisle of 1834 (with re-used C15 windows), west tower of about 1250 raised/restored 1834, south porch of 1533. Between the chancel and chapel is an altar tomb with 2 carved figures (of about 1535) beneath a 4-centred panelled archway. The chapel is richl y furnished with floor slabs, several C15 brasses, an east window fitted with stained glass of different periods and origin, and a metal helm. There are several wall monuments, hatchments and large Royal Coat of Arms of 1660. The pulpit is dated 1634 and has a tester. The font is original, having a square bowl on a circular shaft and 4 corner shafts, with a C17 cover. King-post roof. Externally, the church has a tile roof, the eaves being raised in the C14. Walling is flint with some plasterwork, and stone dressings, the porch being of red brickwork in English bond with a Tudor doorway. Windows are mostly of 2 lights, cusped or with tracery (one reticulated), the upper parts being original. The tower has fine stone ashlar features of the restoration period, with the upper parts of the diagonal buttresses carried out in red brickwork, the restored spire being topped with a golden ball.

Listing NGR: SU6271556115


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/08798/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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