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Church of St Johns (Church of Engalnd)

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9113 / 51°54'40"N

Longitude: 0.9283 / 0°55'41"E

OS Eastings: 601506

OS Northings: 227687

OS Grid: TM015276

Mapcode National: GBR SN0.1J3

Mapcode Global: VHKG0.17L5

Entry Name: Church of St Johns (Church of Engalnd)

Listing Date: 30 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117280

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO4

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Highwoods

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

1. IPSWICH ROAD
995
TM 02 NW
SP/19/636 Church of St John
(Church of England)
II
2.
Church of St John, 1864, by Arthur Blomfield. Of red and gault brick with
stone dressings and peg tile gabled roofs. High Victorian Gothic "Early"
details consists of nave, chancel and porch/northern with hipped roofs and
circular bell turret with conical roof. Chancel has straight east end and
is slightly narrower than nave. Internally the walls are of red and gault
brick with chancel and tower arches of two orders. Chancel and tower arches
have detached ringed purbeck marble shafts with 'wind blown' foliated capitals.
Nave roof has double side purlins supported on principal rafters with saldive
bracing enclosing sexfoils. Drum shaped font on central cylindrical shaft
with eight detached peripheral shafts of polished marble. Arabesques of pitch
inlay on drum.


Listing NGR: TM0150627687

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