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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Royston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0479 / 52°2'52"N

Longitude: -0.0217 / 0°1'18"W

OS Eastings: 535762

OS Northings: 240678

OS Grid: TL357406

Mapcode National: GBR K7Q.FD0

Mapcode Global: VHGNB.KSXG

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 14 June 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161827

Location: Royston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Royston

Built-Up Area: Royston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Royston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 3540 MELBOURN STREET
(South Side)
729/1/1 Church of St John
The Baptist
14.6.64
I

Originally church of Augustinian Priory, founded second half C12, converted to parish church after the Dissolution. C13 nave and aisles, C16 west tower, C19 chancel and east end of south aisle. Nave re-roofed early C16. C15 carved stone figures of St Thomas Becket and Madonna and Child. Richly carved C15 wood pulpit and lectern. C18 and C19 wall monuments, including carved monument 1732 and monument of 1834 with marble open book. Medieval octagonal font, with dummy arcades, in north aisle.

Listing NGR: TL3576240678

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