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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clowne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2723 / 53°16'20"N

Longitude: -1.2543 / 1°15'15"W

OS Eastings: 449828

OS Northings: 375294

OS Grid: SK498752

Mapcode National: GBR MZPL.7P

Mapcode Global: WHDFC.P0XQ

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79280

Location: Clowne, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S43

County: Derbyshire

District: Bolsover

Civil Parish: Clowne

Built-Up Area: Clowne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Clowne St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1/110 (North Side)
26.8.65 Church of St John the

Parish church. C12, C14, C18, C19. Chancel rebuilt 1955. Coursed squared limestone
with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate and cement slate roof. Stone coped gables with
plain kneelers. West tower, nave with south porch, chancel and south chapel. The
south side of the chancel has a flat-roofed C20 projection with a window of five
lancets. The south side of the nave has three windows of paired round-arched lights.
Recessed and chamfered surrounds. C18 gabled south porch. Broad round-arched
entrance with keystone, moulded imposts and hoodmould. To the left a similar but
smaller 2-light window set high up. West tower of two unequal stages. Chamfered
plinth and diagonal buttresses with three set-offs. To the west is an almost round-
arched doorway, with C19 gothick door. Three-light Perp window above with panel
tracery and hoodmould. Chamfered string course to base of bell-stage. Two-light
bell-openings in each direction with panel tracery and hoodmoulds. Battlemented
parapet with four crocketted pinacles. The north side is pebble-dashed and has two
large buttresses with multiple set-offs. Low C20 additions not of special interest.
Two flat-arched 2-light mullioned windows set high up. Large C20 flat-roofed
addition to north side of chancel corresponding to that on the south side. East
window of three stepped, slightly pointed, arches. Norman south doorway with one
order of colonettes, spiral decoration in the capitals and an arch with one roll
moulding. Interior: Norman chancel arch on imposts with three shafts and capitals
with several volute and similar varieties. Two roll-moulded orders. Flanked by
segmental arched doorways. Royal arms over the chancel arch and two lozenge-shaped
hatchments on the west wall, together with four boards with painted texts. West
gallery, raised and fielded panelled dado. Blocked round-arched north doorway. The
nave roof has moulded canted tie-beams with cusped braces. Double-chamfered tower
arch, blocked below. Circular tub font.

Listing NGR: SK4982875294

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