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Church of St Johns (Church of Engalnd), Colchester

Description: Church of St Johns (Church of Engalnd)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 117280

OS Grid Reference: TM0150627687
OS Grid Coordinates: 601506, 227687
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9113, 0.9283

Location: Ipswich Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 4EQ

Locality: Colchester
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO4 4EQ

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Listing Text

TM 02 NW
SP/19/636 Church of St John
(Church of England)
Church of St John, 1864, by Arthur Blomfield. Of red and gault brick with
stone dressings and peg tile gabled roofs. High Victorian Gothic "Early"
details consists of nave, chancel and porch/northern with hipped roofs and
circular bell turret with conical roof. Chancel has straight east end and
is slightly narrower than nave. Internally the walls are of red and gault
brick with chancel and tower arches of two orders. Chancel and tower arches
have detached ringed purbeck marble shafts with 'wind blown' foliated capitals.
Nave roof has double side purlins supported on principal rafters with saldive
bracing enclosing sexfoils. Drum shaped font on central cylindrical shaft
with eight detached peripheral shafts of polished marble. Arabesques of pitch
inlay on drum.

Listing NGR: TM0150627687

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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