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Church of St John the Baptist, Newton

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 420578

OS Grid Reference: SO3471932936
OS Grid Coordinates: 334719, 232936
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9910, -2.9521

Location: Old School, Newton, County of Herefordshire HR2 0QR

Locality: Newton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR2 0QR

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Listing Text

SO 33 SW NEWTON CP -

4/83 Church of St John the Baptist

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GV II


Parish church. Consecrated 1844, founded by John Powell (local notable) but
presumably replacing earlier church. Coursed rubble, slate roof. Simple
unacademic Gothic style reflecting C18 patterns. Chance of one bay, 3-bay
nave, 2-stage crenellated west tower. Nave and slightly narrower chancel
under continuous roof. Three-light east window with depressed arch to centre
light; to nave windows have diamond pattern glazing. Pointed arch entry to
west. Interior: east window has stained glass of 1869. In nave, old fashioned
stove retained (by G Portway and Son, Halsted, Essex) with motto "Slow but Sure";
Royal Arms of George III; Commandment and Pater boards on west wall. For font
(C13) and pulpit (Jacobean) see RCHM. Also G J Tuck.


Listing NGR: SO3471932936

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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