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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187875
OS Grid Reference: SK4272412759
OS Grid Coordinates: 442724, 312759
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7108, -1.3690
In the entry for:
SK 41 SW COALVILLE HUGGLESCOTE
3/10 Church of St John the Baptist
The building shall be upgraded to II* (star)
SK 41 SW COALVILLE Hugglescote
3/10 Church of St John the
Church, 1878, extended 1887, by J B Everard of Charnwood granite rubble with ashlar
dressings and Swithland slate roofs. 5-bay nave, aisles, transepts. baptistery, S
transeptal chapel, vestry, tower one bay to E of crossing, chancel. "French Gothic"
style. Buttressed aisles with string course, lit by single lancets. Clerestorey of
twin cusped lancets. Plate tracery to transepts, "Geometrical" 5-light E window.
Tower has pyramidal roof, NE stair turret with conical roof, bell-stage. Lit by 3
cusped lancets within arcade, and arcaded storey below. W front has "Geometrical"
oculus, 2 2-light windows beneath, and an arched doorway with 3 orders of mouldings
and gabled surround. Interior arcade carried on polished granite columns. Terra-
cotta cornice. Contemporary fittings, including gas-jets beneath clerestorey.
Listing NGR: SK4272412759
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Source: English Heritage
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