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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kings Somborne, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0483 / 51°2'54"N

Longitude: -1.4816 / 1°28'53"W

OS Eastings: 436437

OS Northings: 127793

OS Grid: SU364277

Mapcode National: GBR 74P.B6M

Mapcode Global: FRA 76SB.W22

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 29 May 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140809

Location: Kings Somborne, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO20

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Kings Somborne

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Michelmersh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

KINGS SOMBORNE UPPER ELDON
SU 32 NE Church of
St John the
Baptist
8/3
29/5/57
II*

Redundant church. Late C12, E wall rebuilt early C19 and roof similarly, late C20
restoration. Rubble flint rendered, stone dressing, rebuilt brick wall, old plain
tile roof. Single cell church. Brick E wall set slightly W of original has
pointed window copying original. Sloping brick buttresses to each end. Other
walls all have stone roll mould string at sill level, halfway up wall. S wall has
to W of centre round headed window with continuous chamfer and roll mould inside
it. To W rebuilt pointed doorway with C20 door and buttress on corner. N wall
has 2 similar windows each side of centre, to W of centre stone for consecration
cross, and clasping buttress at W end. W wall has similar window with rectangular
squint below, to S consecreation cross stone and SW buttress. Inside E wall is
rendered with render imitation rear arch to E window and string course below, with
reset consecration cross stone each side. On other walls much repaired roll mould
string. At E end of N & S walls half of splays of rear arches of windows lost in
shortening. To N each side of centre and W of an S wall wide splayed pointed rear
arches with continuous roll moulding. Possibly remains of NW window with consecra-
tion cross stone below. In SW reconstructed C20 roundheaded doorway with consecra-
tion cross stone above. On W wall similar rear arch to window with squint below,
not glazed. Vested with the Redundant Churches Fund since 1971.


Listing NGR: SU3576130748

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