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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270121
OS Grid Reference: ST1004032269
OS Grid Coordinates: 310040, 132269
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0827, -3.2857
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ST13SW TOLLAND CP
2/45 Church of St John the Baptist
Church. C13, remodelled 1871 by C.E. Giles. Red sandstone rubble masonry with
Ham stone dressings, tower rendered on lower stage, tiled roofs with ridge
tiles. 3 bay nave with North aisle and vestry, South porch, West tower, rood
stair turret South side. 2 stage C13 tower with crenellated parapet and angled
buttresses, small lancet window South side, West side 2 light plate tracery
window, late C19 as are the 3 light South and East windows, latter with small
inserted rose window, and 2 light window in vestry and at West end of aisle,
Interior: rendered. 3 bay arcade with C13 octagonal piers, moulded capitals (one
renewed) and double chamfered arches. Round font on pedestal. Altar rails are a
low stone screen, like the pulpit and other fittings Circa 1871. Backs of 2 end
pews incorporate C15 carving from earlier pews. East window by C.E. Kempe, 1911.
Listing NGR: ST1004032269
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Source: English Heritage
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