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Church of St John the Baptist, Heather

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 187785

OS Grid Reference: SK3900810841
OS Grid Coordinates: 439008, 310841
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6939, -1.4243

Location: Main Street, Heather, Leicestershire LE67 2QP

Locality: Heather
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 2QP

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Listing Text

SK 31 SE HEATHER MAIN STREET
5/17
24.11.65 Church of St. John the
Baptist

II*

Parish Church of early C14, restored 1847, including addition of new chancel
and N. aisle, by local architect, in sympathy with medieval character of
church. Well coursed grey-green sandstone, heavily tooled. West tower
(originally with spire) with gargoyles and thin corner pinnacles. Nave
with low clerestory with square headed paired tracery lights, and 2 aisles
with simple tracery windows. Curvilinear tracery elsewhere. Interior has
nave arcade with heavy abaci to piers, and wall monument in chancel, marble,
to Stephen Everard, 1615, with relief figures of family. Series of slate
headstones in churchyard.


Listing NGR: SK3900810841

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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