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Latitude: 51.6532 / 51°39'11"N
Longitude: -0.2009 / 0°12'3"W
OS Eastings: 524557
OS Northings: 196463
OS Grid: TQ245964
Mapcode National: GBR BZ.G1L
Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.GQN1
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 1 February 1950
Last Amended: 7 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359101
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199161
Location: Barnet, London, EN5
Electoral Ward/Division: Underhill
Built-Up Area: Barnet
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Chipping Barnet
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5004 WOOD STREET
Church of St John the Baptist
TQ 2496 10/25 1.2.50 (Formerly listed as Parish
Church of Chipping Barnet)
Altered extensively in circa 1873-5 by William Butterfield, the Church incorporates
the mid C15 building as its double north aisle. Flint with stone dressings in bands
and chequerwork. Imposing west tower. Timber fleche by Traylen.
Interior plastered. Nave roof double framed collar-braced with closely spaced
scissor-braced rafters. Roof to C15 building shows a flat panelled ceiling. Font
cover, altar and reredos of stone and Purbeck marble by Butterfield (1880-82).
Elaborately carved pulpit and unique set of carved pew-ends by Traylen. Organ by
Hill circa 1876. Ravenscroft Chapel in south aisle contains fine C17 alabaster
effigy of Thomas Ravenscroft, a local benefactor. Glass in north and south aisles
by Henry Holiday in good Arts and Crafts manner circa 1887-89.
Listing NGR: TQ2455296465
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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