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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7108 / 52°42'38"N

Longitude: -1.369 / 1°22'8"W

OS Eastings: 442724

OS Northings: 312759

OS Grid: SK427127

Mapcode National: GBR 7K1.2P1

Mapcode Global: WHDJ0.Y474

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187875

Location: North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Town: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish/community: Hugglescote and Donington le Heath

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Hugglescote St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


SK 41 SW COALVILLE HUGGLESCOTE

3/10 Church of St John the Baptist

II


The building shall be upgraded to II* (star)

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SK 41 SW COALVILLE Hugglescote

3/10 Church of St John the
Baptist

II

Church, 1878, extended 1887, by J B Everard of Charnwood granite rubble with ashlar
dressings and Swithland slate roofs. 5-bay nave, aisles, transepts. baptistery, S
transeptal chapel, vestry, tower one bay to E of crossing, chancel. "French Gothic"
style. Buttressed aisles with string course, lit by single lancets. Clerestorey of
twin cusped lancets. Plate tracery to transepts, "Geometrical" 5-light E window.
Tower has pyramidal roof, NE stair turret with conical roof, bell-stage. Lit by 3
cusped lancets within arcade, and arcaded storey below. W front has "Geometrical"
oculus, 2 2-light windows beneath, and an arched doorway with 3 orders of mouldings
and gabled surround. Interior arcade carried on polished granite columns. Terra-
cotta cornice. Contemporary fittings, including gas-jets beneath clerestorey.


Listing NGR: SK4272412759

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