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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Weston Beggard
National Grid Reference:
SO 58390 41236


WESTON BEGGARD CP WESTON BEGGARD SO 54 SE 2/174 Church of St John Baptist GV II* Parish church. C12 nave, C14 west tower, chancel and south porch, restored and south wall of nave largely rebuilt in 1881 by T Nicholson. Coursed and dressed sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, tiled roofs. West tower, nave with south porch, chancel. West tower, three stages, moulded plinth and plain parapet, diagonal buttresses to west, 2-light window to bell-stage in semi-circular head. Carved gargoyle to south face of parapet; nave, 2-light late C19 windows flank doorway with gabled porch, outer archway of two continuous orders, inner moulded and outer chamfered, moulded label inner doorway, c1200 semi-circular headed arch of two orders, inner roll moulded and outer chamfered, chamfered label with carved stops; chancel, one single light mid-C19 window to left and 2-light mid-C19 window to right. Restored C14 windows remain on north wall of chancel, one single trefoil ogee-headed light to west and 2- light window to east. Interior: trussed rafter roof with scissor-bracing to nave reputedly of medieval date but probably heavily restored. Tower arch of three continuous chamfered orders, chancel arch of two chamfered orders, inner resting on corbels, scalloped capital to north corbel and south corbel with moulded abacus and leaf ornament underneath. Monuments: in chancel south wall, tomb recess, c1300-10, with moulded jambs, cinquefoiled and sub-cusped arch, spandrels with foliage ornament flanked by mutilated pinnacles, crocketted gable and carved finial; north wall, tomb recess with ball-flower decoration. (BoE P. 315)

Listing NGR: SO5838841237


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Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 315


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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07642/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Drummond. Source Historic England Archive
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