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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Granborough, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.9182 / 51°55'5"N

Longitude: -0.885 / 0°53'6"W

OS Eastings: 476780

OS Northings: 225000

OS Grid: SP767250

Mapcode National: GBR C04.R1R

Mapcode Global: VHDTQ.L1ZS

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 19 August 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396833

Location: Granborough, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Granborough

Built-Up Area: Granborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Granborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(south side)
2/39 6/39 Church of St. John
the Baptist.



Parish church. Nave and chancel C14, altered C15, W. tower C15
with 1983 repairs, all much restored 1880-81. Coursed rubble
limestone, larger semi-dressed blocks to tower. Lead roof to
nave, tiled chancel. W. tower of 3 stages with diagonal
buttresses, moulded plinth, battlemented parapet and 2-light
openings to bell-chamber. W. side has moulded doorway with
4-centred arch and 2-light traceried window above. Nave has
late C15 windows, 3-light in E. bay, 2-light in W. bay. S. side
has additional 2-light Decorated window to right of centre.
N. and S. doors have 2-centred arches and hoodmoulds with worn
carved head stops. Chancel has one bay of 2-light Decorated windows,
small cusped lancet to S., and door to N. E. window is 3-light
Decorated. Interior: double hollow-chamfered arch to tower.
Nave has double-sided piscina with ogee arches in reveal of S.E.
window, and roof with moulded tie beam inscribed RSBF 161(9?)5 IF.
Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner order on semi-octagonal
piers with moulded caps. Chancel has cinquefoil piscina and
roof with C15 moulded wall-plates and tie beam.
Fittings: C15 pewter chrismatory; C15 carved alabaster panel
of Crucifixion; altar table dated Annis Hopper 1625, with turned
baluster legs; C17 chair; panelled door to cupboard in N. wall
dated RS 1735 GS. Late C19 glass; other fittings late C19.

RCHM p. 118-9.

Listing NGR: SP7678025000

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