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Church of St John the Baptist, Royston

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 161827

OS Grid Reference: TL3576240678
OS Grid Coordinates: 535762, 240678
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0479, -0.0217

Location: Melbourn Street, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 7BL

Locality: Royston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 7BL

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Listing Text

(South Side)
729/1/1 Church of St John
The Baptist

Originally church of Augustinian Priory, founded second half C12, converted to parish church after the Dissolution. C13 nave and aisles, C16 west tower, C19 chancel and east end of south aisle. Nave re-roofed early C16. C15 carved stone figures of St Thomas Becket and Madonna and Child. Richly carved C15 wood pulpit and lectern. C18 and C19 wall monuments, including carved monument 1732 and monument of 1834 with marble open book. Medieval octagonal font, with dummy arcades, in north aisle.

Listing NGR: TL3576240678

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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