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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.618 / 52°37'4"N

Longitude: -1.1119 / 1°6'42"W

OS Eastings: 460224

OS Northings: 302621

OS Grid: SK602026

Mapcode National: GBR FMR.GD

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.WGQ9

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188621

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Emmaus Team

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 60 SW LEICESTER CLARENDON PARK ROAD
(South east side)

718/18/228 CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

14.3.75 II* (star)

Parish church. 1884-85 by Joseph Goddard of Goddard, Paget and Catlow. Red brick with dressings and bands of Bath stone. Steep-pitched tile roof with a slender fleche. No tower. Very tall nave with tall plate-traceried windows. Short transept with small rose windows, low passage aisles. INTERIOR: Very good interior of yellow brick and ashlar with segmental arcade to aisle passages, arcade above gallery at west end, timber roof. East end with low open galleries carried on trefoil arcade. This church was commissioned by Miss Sarah Barlow, and it cost ?8,500. The land cost ?1,000 and was paid for by public subscription.

Listing NGR: SK6022402621

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