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Church of St John the Evangelist, Croydon

Description: Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 201171

OS Grid Reference: TQ3127358187
OS Grid Coordinates: 531273, 158187
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3077, -0.1181

Location: Church Place, Croydon, Greater London CR5 1HA

Locality: Croydon
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: CR5 1HA

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Listing Text


Church of St John the
TQ 35 NW 8/7 20.5.54


Essentially later C13 with extensive later additions. Flint and rubble with much
brick patching. Two bay nave with north aisle widened in the C19. Good chancel of
1250 with stepped sedilia and piscina. West tower of circa 1400 with corner buttresses
and a tapering broach spire. Wall tablet to Grace Gowed (d 1631). New nave at right
angles to the old, replacing the south aisle; in decorated style, 1958, by J B S Comper.
VCH, Surrey IV, pp 202-204.

Listing NGR: TQ3127358187

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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