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The Parish Church of St John, Welwyn Garden City

Description: The Parish Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 158247

OS Grid Reference: TL2380814852
OS Grid Coordinates: 523808, 214852
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8186, -0.2052

Location: Monks Rise, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 7NX

Locality: Welwyn Garden City
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL8 7NX

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Listing Text

(south side)
The Parish Church of
St John
(formerly listed as
Church of St John,
TL 21 SW 1/2 29.12.50


Originally a small church mainly of circa 1200, much altered 1811 and restored 1874-6,
now with a large extension of 1960-62 by John Glanfield. Exterior rendered. Lady
chapel and crenellated tower of circa 1530. Windows of 2 lights with rectangular
dripmoulds. Interior retains a plain arch of circa 1200 in the chancel, which has
a C13 picsina. Geometrical blank tracery in the north aisle of circa 1290 probably
the remains of a memorial. Remains of a rood screen of circa 1540. Good C15 and
C16 memorial brasses. (RCHM, VCH, NMR).

Listing NGR: TL2380814852

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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