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Description: Church of St John the Evangelist (Church of England)
Date Listed: 23 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161061
OS Grid Reference: TL3638718675
OS Grid Coordinates: 536387, 218675
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8500, -0.0213
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TL 36 18 STANDON HIGH ROAD
9/4 Church of St John the
Evangelist (C of E)
Church. 1846. By Anothony Salvin (1799 -1881) for Dame Lousia
Giles Puller of Youngsbury. Tower added 1906. Ragstone with
freestone limestone dressing and ashlar battlemented tower
parapet. Steep slate roof carried down in flatter pitched
catslide over N aisle. Small copper spike to tower. In
Decorated style a square ended chancel, wider nave with 4-bay
arcade to N aisle, gabled S porch, NE gabled vestry, and SE 3-
stage tower with clock. Diagonal corner buttresses, gable
parapets and apex crosses. Single-light pointed and cusped
windows to aisle. 2 2-light and one single-light window to S
wall of nave. 4-light Dec. E window and similar 3-light W
windows. Interior austere with arch-braced open roofs on stone
corbels. Arcade with equilateral arches in 2 chamfered orders
and octagonal piers with C14 moulded caps and bases. Unusual
octagonal stone font with deep band of cusped panel work around
bowl. Stained glass: E window 1876 an early work by Kempe; W
window c1893 by Selwyn Image of Christ with Mary and John most
extraordinary for that date in its design according to Pevsner;
pre-Raphaelite 2-light SE window in nave C1893 by Helen Coombe
(Mrs Roger Fry). (Pevsner (1977) 195).
Listing NGR: TL3638718675
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Source: English Heritage
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