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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Heather, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6939 / 52°41'37"N

Longitude: -1.4243 / 1°25'27"W

OS Eastings: 439008

OS Northings: 310841

OS Grid: SK390108

Mapcode National: GBR 6HV.0RL

Mapcode Global: WHDJ0.3K15

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187785

Location: Heather, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Heather

Built-Up Area: Heather

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Heather St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/08/2016

SK 31 SE

Church of St. John the Baptist

Parish Church of early C14, restored 1847, including addition of new chancel and N. aisle, by Henry Isaac Stevens of Derby, in sympathy with medieval character of church. Well coursed grey-green sandstone, heavily tooled. West tower (originally with spire) with gargoyles and thin corner pinnacles. Nave with low clerestory with square headed paired tracery lights, and 2 aisles with simple tracery windows. Curvilinear tracery elsewhere. Interior has nave arcade with heavy abaci to piers, and wall monument in chancel, marble, to Stephen Everard, 1615, with relief figures of family. Series of slate
headstones in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SK3900810841

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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