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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Burringham, North Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5714 / 53°34'16"N

Longitude: -0.7441 / 0°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 483265

OS Northings: 409038

OS Grid: SE832090

Mapcode National: GBR RW74.PH

Mapcode Global: WHFF6.JHWH

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165704

Location: Burringham, North Lincolnshire, DN17

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Burringham

Built-Up Area: Burringham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Gunness St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SE 80 NW BURRINGHAM HIGH STREET
(west side)

1/4 Church of St John the
Baptist
-

- II

Church 1856-7 by S S Teulon. Red brick in English Bond, with black brick
and limestone ashlar details. Slate roof; concrete tile roof to porch.
High Victorian Gothic Revival style. West tower incorporating porch to
south, 5-bay nave with apsidal chancel and organ chamber/vestry on north
side. Chamfered plinth and cill band. Short tower has buttresses at
junction with nave, 2-light north window with trefoil-headed lights divided
by ashlar shaft and pierced quatrefoil over, a similar, taller, 3-light west
window with foliate capitals, and a large sunk trefoil above porch
containing 3 blocked trefoils and central roundel. Stepped brick Lombard
frieze at eaves. Pyramidal roof with pinnacle; octagonal chimney/turret
with decorative brickwork corbelled-out from north-west angle. Porch has
buttresses flanking trefoil-headed outer door with moulded ashlar imposts
and blocked brick roundel above, 4-bay blind arcade to sides with shafts
between trefoil-headed openings, and tumbled brick gable with stone coping
and kneelers. Pointed chamfered inner door of 3 orders; board door with
decorative wrought-iron strap hinges. Nave has 2-light windows with
dividing shafts and pierced roundels over. Chancel has lancets and three
2-Light trefoil-headed apse windows with pierced quatrefoils over. All
openings have ashlar cills and pointed brick relieving arches; those to
apse, tower and porch have ashlar blocks at cusps. Steeply-pitched roof
with pinnacle to right. Interior: tower open to nave and chancel, with a
pointed chamfered tower arch on stepped corbels. Polychrome brick
decoration: yellow walls with red diaper pattern to chancel, cross pattern
to nave and bands to tower; red and black window arches. Polychrome
encaustic tile floor. Open king-post roof with trusses supported on corbels
and raking struts to collars. Octagonal font with coloured encaustic tile
panels. C19 stained glass to south and east windows. N Pevsner and
J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, pp 207-8;
S Muthesius, The High Victorian Movement in Architecture 1850-1870, 1972,
pp 84-5.


Listing NGR: SE8326509038

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