Church of St John the Baptist, Heather
Description: Church of St John the Baptist
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
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SK 31 SE HEATHER MAIN STREET
24.11.65 Church of St. John the
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
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Source: English Heritage
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