CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1360489
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CLAYDIKE BANK

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CLAYDIKE BANK

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
Boston (District Authority)
Parish:
Amber Hill
National Grid Reference:
TF 21896 47348

Details

TF 24 NW AMBER HILL CLAYDIKE BANK (west side)

3/14 Church of St. John The Baptist

II

Parish church. 1867 by Edward Browning, in neo Norman style. Red brick with darker red brick dressings, and some ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof with lead dressings. Nave with western bellcote, southern porch, facetted chancel. The west end has plinth, chamfered band, dogtooth and 5 corbelled eaves courses terminating on dentillated pilasters. 4 deep buttresses with raking steps. The 3 light west window has semi-circular heads to the lights with moulded brick mullions and 3 plain circular lights set in the brick tympanum. It is flanked by single buttresses and single tall semi-circular headed lights. The gabled double bellcote has ashlar coping and kneelers, and its tumbled raking walls are supported on a dentillated base. The bell openings are semi-circular headed. The sides have plinth, moulded cill band, corbelled and dentillated eaves with stepped raking buttresses dividing the window bays which contain paired semi-circular headed lights with roll moulded brick surrounds. The north side has 5 pairs. The chancel has single semi-circular headed lights with a circular window above under pointed relieving arch in each of the 5 facetted sides. The south side of the nave has 4 pairs of windows and a gabled porch with tall semi-circular headed outer doorway having 2 orders of moulded terracotta roll moulding and foliate capitals. In the side walls are triple rectangular lights. The inner doorway is similar with roll moulded reveals and deeply moulded terracotta capitals. The planked double doors have contemporary iron hinges. Interior. Yellow brick faced walls with red brick dressings. All windows and rear arches in red brick. Hammer beam roof supported on long ashlar corbels. Steeply pointed red brick moulded chancel arch with roll moulded responds and moulded stiff leaf terracotta imposts. Chancel has fleur de lys decorated tile course beneath wall plate, and 2 carved ashlar wall shaft corbels. Fine glazed relief tile reredos. Contemporary circular font.

Listing NGR: TF2189647348

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
192067
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: 16 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03313/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Scarbro. Source Historic England Archive
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