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Latitude: 52.6939 / 52°41'37"N
Longitude: -1.4243 / 1°25'27"W
OS Eastings: 439008
OS Northings: 310841
OS Grid: SK390108
Mapcode National: GBR 6HV.0RL
Mapcode Global: WHDJ0.3K15
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 24 November 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073579
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187785
Location: Heather, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Heather
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Heather St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/08/2016
SK 31 SE
Church of St. John the Baptist
Parish Church of early C14, restored 1847, including addition of new chancel and N. aisle, by Henry Isaac Stevens of Derby, in sympathy with medieval character of church. Well coursed grey-green sandstone, heavily tooled. West tower (originally with spire) with gargoyles and thin corner pinnacles. Nave with low clerestory with square headed paired tracery lights, and 2 aisles with simple tracery windows. Curvilinear tracery elsewhere. Interior has nave arcade with heavy abaci to piers, and wall monument in chancel, marble, to Stephen Everard, 1615, with relief figures of family. Series of slate
headstones in churchyard.
Listing NGR: SK3900810841
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