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Church of St John, Donhead St Mary

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320838

OS Grid Reference: ST9023522630
OS Grid Coordinates: 390235, 122630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0030, -2.1405

Location: Coronation Close, Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire SP7 0EN

Locality: Donhead St Mary
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0EN

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Listing Text

ST 92 SW (west side)

7/52 Church of St. John, Charlton

Anglican parish church. 1839 by William Walker. Dressed
limestone, Welsh slate roof. Neo-Norman style. Plan consists of
nave and chancel under one roof with west gallery over entrance
lobby, flanked by west towers. West end has central round-arched
double chamfered doorway with double studded doors in slightly
projecting porch with corbel table, above is large round-arched
window with corbel table to battlemented parapet over, outward
facing sides of each flanking tower has lancet in recessed panel
with corbel table to ground floor and to bellstage, battlemented
parapet. North and south sides of nave and chancel have six round-
headed lancets in recessed panels with corbel tables. East end has
three round-arched windows in recessed panels, with corbel tables,
gable has shaped recessed panels, coped verge with cross finial.
Interior has entrance lobby at west end with doors off to vestry
and to newel stairs to gallery. Nave and chancel has 6-bay king
post roof and plain plastered walls, stone floor, west gallery on
two wooden piers with scalloped capitals and front with round-
arched panels and open zig-zag frieze. C19 oak pews, octagonal
stone font bowl on cylndrical base, below gallery on south side.
1940s stained glass in east window by Christopher Webb and later
C20 glass in other windows. Internal rearrangement of west end
and gallery currently proposed (November 1985).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9023522630

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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