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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145135
OS Grid Reference: SU5884732651
OS Grid Coordinates: 458847, 132651
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0902, -1.1611
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SU 5832 NEW ALRESFORD WEST STREET
13/107 Church of St John
5.12.55 the Baptist(formerly listed
as Church of St John)
C13,C14,C17, restoration and virtual rebuilding of 1898 by Sir Arthur Blom-
field, C20. Apart from the west Tower, the building is of 1898, in perpen-
dicular style, with a nave and aisle of 4 bays, chancel with north and south
chapels, and a recent hall attached to the south-east corner; all this
(except the latest part) is in flint walling with stone dressings. The Tower
has 3 stages, the 2 lower of C14 with flint and stone rubble walling and
stone dressings, the upper of C17 being of red brickwork, with a crenel-
lated parapet. There are small openings, the lower with ogee heads, a Perpen-
dicular door of 1898, above which is inserted a small T-shaped stone with a
carved crucifix (re-set here but of Romanesque origin). The west wall of the
former south aisle, next to the Tower, has a lancet window. Within there are
4 wall monuments of the C18 & early C19.
Listing NGR: SU5882032674
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Source: English Heritage
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