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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188621
OS Grid Reference: SK6022402621
OS Grid Coordinates: 460224, 302621
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6180, -1.1119
SK 60 SW LEICESTER CLARENDON PARK ROAD
(South east side)
718/18/228 CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
14.3.75 II* (star)
Parish church. 1884-85 by Joseph Goddard of Goddard, Paget and Catlow. Red brick with dressings and bands of Bath stone. Steep-pitched tile roof with a slender fleche. No tower. Very tall nave with tall plate-traceried windows. Short transept with small rose windows, low passage aisles. INTERIOR: Very good interior of yellow brick and ashlar with segmental arcade to aisle passages, arcade above gallery at west end, timber roof. East end with low open galleries carried on trefoil arcade. This church was commissioned by Miss Sarah Barlow, and it cost ?8,500. The land cost ?1,000 and was paid for by public subscription.
Listing NGR: SK6022402621
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Source: English Heritage
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