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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7935 / 51°47'36"N

Longitude: -0.2354 / 0°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 521793

OS Northings: 212007

OS Grid: TL217120

Mapcode National: GBR J96.FBL

Mapcode Global: VHGPK.V5XZ

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158432

Location: Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Hatfield

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Lemsford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

5/169 Church of St John
the Evangelist


Church. 1858-9 by David Brandon in Early English Gothic style.
Rough-cut ashlar stone with smooth stone dressings. Westmoreland
slate roofs. SE chapel added in 1930 for the Nall-Cain family by
F E Howard in Perpendicular style. Nave has trefoil-headed
single lancets with hood moulds, stepped buttresses and
continuous moulded sill course. Parapeted gabled S porch. Two
stage W tower has clasp buttresses, 2-light plate-tracery belfry
opening and quatrefoil parapet. Large 5-light E window with
intersecting geometric style tracery. SE chapel has 3 4-centred
arch windows with cusped tracery and moulded, stepped buttresses.
Moulded plinth and crenellated parapet. W door with crocketed
ogeed arch is surmounted by an elaborate 2-light window.
Interior has naturalistic leaf capitals. Stained glass to E
window by Clayton and Bell 1874. Altar frontal in carved wood
dated 1605. Rich lierne vaulting to chapel. Canopied tomb in
luscious perpendicular style to Florence Nall-Cain (d. 1927).
Altar reredos carved in wood and alabaster. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2179312007

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