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Old Church of St John, Greatham

Description: Old Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 143180

OS Grid Reference: SU7738330312
OS Grid Coordinates: 477383, 130312
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0669, -0.8970

Location: Forest Road, Greatham, Hampshire GU33 6HA

Locality: Greatham
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU33 6HA

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Listing Text

SU 73 SE
5/13 Old Church of St John
(formerly listed as the
remains of the Old Church
16.3.54 of St John)
Chancel and ruined nave of the medieval church. C13. Aisleless nave and chancel.
The chancel has a tiled roof and cement-rendered walls (on malmstone and ironstone),
the chancel arch (C18 and filled except for a plain doorway) is oval with a
keystone and impost blocks. The nave is roofless, with malmstone walls of varied
height, but the arrangement of openings is clearly marked. The interior (of the
chancel) has a Jacobean communion rail, an old font bowl, and wall monuments of
1772, 1785, 1786, 1821 and 1867. The chief feature is the tomb of Dame Marjory
Caryll (died 1632), comprising a recumbent effigy on a classical alabaster table
tomb, with a wall monument at its rear, with a Corinthian Order enclosing an arched

Listing NGR: SU7741430418

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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