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Church of St John the Baptist, Merton

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 205177

OS Grid Reference: TQ2410670536
OS Grid Coordinates: 524106, 170536
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4203, -0.2165

Location: 7 St John's Road, Merton, Greater London SW19 4PD

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW19 4PD

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Listing Text

TQ 2470
8/156 Church of St John
The Baptist
- II

Church. 1875 by T G Jackson. Red brick, stone-dressings; pitched tiled roof
to eaves. Late Gothic style. 5 bay nave; wide aisle to north only. No clerestory.
Slightly lower chancel. Ogee arched entrance in north west porch with traceried
gable. 2-light aisle window. Buttresses between bays. Tourelle and ogeed
bellcote to south east of nave. 5-light reticulated traceried east window.
Interior: Barrel roof with king posts; pointed to chancel arch. Perpendicular
timber rood screen; inlaid marble pulpit and font; inlaid timber lectern; altar
to north aisle, with gilding and figured reliefs; reredos. Window by Morris &
Co, 1926, to south side.

Listing NGR: TQ2410670536

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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