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Church of St John Baptist, Weston Beggard

Description: Church of St John Baptist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 155043

OS Grid Reference: SO5839041236
OS Grid Coordinates: 358390, 241236
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0679, -2.6084

Location: Weston Beggard Lane, Weston Beggard, County of Herefordshire HR1 4BN

Locality: Weston Beggard
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 4BN

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There is also a scheduled monument, Churchyard Cross in St John the Baptist's Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

SO 54 SE
2/174 Church of St John
Parish church. C12 nave, C14 west tower, chancel and south porch,
restored and south wall of nave largely rebuilt in 1881 by T Nicholson.
Coursed and dressed sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, tiled roofs.
West tower, nave with south porch, chancel. West tower, three stages,
moulded plinth and plain parapet, diagonal buttresses to west, 2-light
window to bell-stage in semi-circular head. Carved gargoyle to south
face of parapet; nave, 2-light late C19 windows flank doorway with gabled
porch, outer archway of two continuous orders, inner moulded and outer
chamfered, moulded label inner doorway, c1200 semi-circular headed arch
of two orders, inner roll moulded and outer chamfered, chamfered label
with carved stops; chancel, one single light mid-C19 window to left and
2-light mid-C19 window to right. Restored C14 windows remain on north
wall of chancel, one single trefoil ogee-headed light to west and 2-
light window to east. Interior: trussed rafter roof with scissor-bracing
to nave reputedly of medieval date but probably heavily restored. Tower
arch of three continuous chamfered orders, chancel arch of two chamfered
orders, inner resting on corbels, scalloped capital to north corbel and
south corbel with moulded abacus and leaf ornament underneath.
Monuments: in chancel south wall, tomb recess, c1300-10, with moulded
jambs, cinquefoiled and sub-cusped arch, spandrels with foliage ornament
flanked by mutilated pinnacles, crocketted gable and carved finial; north
wall, tomb recess with ball-flower decoration. (BoE P. 315)

Listing NGR: SO5838841237

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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