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Church of St John the Baptist, Waltham Forest

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 206892

OS Grid Reference: TQ3946687459
OS Grid Coordinates: 539466, 187459
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5688, 0.0109

Location: 823 High Road Leytonstone, Walthamstow, Greater London E11 1NP

Locality: Waltham Forest
Local Authority: Waltham Forest Borough Council
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E11 1NP

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Listing Text

TQ 38 NE HIGH ROAD
Leytonstone E11
(north side)
2/27
- Church of St John the Baptist

GV II

Church, 1832-33. By E Blore. Alterations and additions 1893, 1902, 1910 and
1929. Gault brick stone dressings. Roughcast to south aisle; steeply pitched
slate roof to eaves. Nave, chancel, south east chapel dated 1909, low transepts;
south west tower, early English Gothic style, with Arts and Crafts Gothic south
aisles. Lancets to nave; no clerestory; 2-light plate tracery to south aisle,
alternate groups taller and rising up to form half dormers. Stepped lancets to
east end. Square tower, 3 stages, openwork parapet and pinnacles; clock to
second stage; entrance in south side. Interior not inspected. VCH.


Listing NGR: TQ3946687459

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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