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Latitude: 51.9182 / 51°55'5"N
Longitude: -0.885 / 0°53'6"W
OS Eastings: 476780
OS Northings: 225000
OS Grid: SP767250
Mapcode National: GBR C04.R1R
Mapcode Global: VHDTQ.L1ZS
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 19 August 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1212350
English Heritage Legacy ID: 396833
Location: Granborough, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Granborough
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Granborough
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 72 NE SP 72 SE GRANBOROUGH GREEN END
2/39 6/39 Church of St. John
Parish church. Nave and chancel C14, altered C15, W. tower C15
with 1983 repairs, all much restored 1880-81. Coursed rubble
limestone, larger semi-dressed blocks to tower. Lead roof to
nave, tiled chancel. W. tower of 3 stages with diagonal
buttresses, moulded plinth, battlemented parapet and 2-light
openings to bell-chamber. W. side has moulded doorway with
4-centred arch and 2-light traceried window above. Nave has
late C15 windows, 3-light in E. bay, 2-light in W. bay. S. side
has additional 2-light Decorated window to right of centre.
N. and S. doors have 2-centred arches and hoodmoulds with worn
carved head stops. Chancel has one bay of 2-light Decorated windows,
small cusped lancet to S., and door to N. E. window is 3-light
Decorated. Interior: double hollow-chamfered arch to tower.
Nave has double-sided piscina with ogee arches in reveal of S.E.
window, and roof with moulded tie beam inscribed RSBF 161(9?)5 IF.
Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner order on semi-octagonal
piers with moulded caps. Chancel has cinquefoil piscina and
roof with C15 moulded wall-plates and tie beam.
Fittings: C15 pewter chrismatory; C15 carved alabaster panel
of Crucifixion; altar table dated Annis Hopper 1625, with turned
baluster legs; C17 chair; panelled door to cupboard in N. wall
dated RS 1735 GS. Late C19 glass; other fittings late C19.
RCHM p. 118-9.
Listing NGR: SP7678025000
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