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Description: Church of St Mary and St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 16 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 138286
OS Grid Reference: SU4762563700
OS Grid Coordinates: 447625, 163700
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3704, -1.3172
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SU 46 SE NEWTOWN
16.5.66 Church of St Mary and
St John the Baptist
1865, by Woodger; on site of former church. Chancel, nave with north aisle of 3 bays, ending at the west in the tower (the bottom storey acting as a porch), vestry. Steep tile roofing. Walling in squared knapped flint with Bathstone dressings, of generally Decorated style, angle buttresses at each end, cill bands to the chancel, plinth. East and west windows are traceried, with smaller reticulated tracery on the south side, and small coupled cusped lancets to the aisle. The tower has 3 stages, with a broach spire, an octagonal stair turret to the bell chamber, and a pointed arch to the entrance. Within, the church is fairly plain, with enrichment to the chancel arch and capitals to the arcade circular columns, octagonal font, carved reredos, large brass candelabra.
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Source: English Heritage
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