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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.991 / 51°59'27"N

Longitude: -2.9521 / 2°57'7"W

OS Eastings: 334719

OS Northings: 232936

OS Grid: SO347329

Mapcode National: GBR F8.JNCT

Mapcode Global: VH78G.S760

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Location: Newton, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Parish: Newton

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420578

Source ID: 1224502

Listing Text

SO 33 SW NEWTON CP -

4/83 Church of St John the Baptist

-

GV II


Parish church. Consecrated 1844, founded by John Powell (local notable) but
presumably replacing earlier church. Coursed rubble, slate roof. Simple
unacademic Gothic style reflecting C18 patterns. Chance of one bay, 3-bay
nave, 2-stage crenellated west tower. Nave and slightly narrower chancel
under continuous roof. Three-light east window with depressed arch to centre
light; to nave windows have diamond pattern glazing. Pointed arch entry to
west. Interior: east window has stained glass of 1869. In nave, old fashioned
stove retained (by G Portway and Son, Halsted, Essex) with motto "Slow but Sure";
Royal Arms of George III; Commandment and Pater boards on west wall. For font
(C13) and pulpit (Jacobean) see RCHM. Also G J Tuck.


Listing NGR: SO3471932936

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