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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kingscote, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6644 / 51°39'51"N

Longitude: -2.2639 / 2°15'49"W

OS Eastings: 381844

OS Northings: 196217

OS Grid: ST818962

Mapcode National: GBR 0M4.QF8

Mapcode Global: VH959.QF1D

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 6 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130418

Location: Kingscote, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL8

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Kingscote

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newington Bagpath with Kingscote

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 8196
12/103 Church of St. John the Baptist



Anglican parish church. Early English origin, with tower of Perpendicular period, completely restored 1851 by S.S. Teulon. Random coursed stone with coursed stone transept of C19 and ashlar west tower, stone slate roof with chamfered stone eaves to nave and chancel and coped gable ends with saddlestones and cross finials. West tower, nave with north porch and transept, chancel with north vestry. Tower of 3 stages with plinth and stringcourses, stepped angle buttresses up to second stage, square stair vice on north side, embattled parapet with turret to stair vice, ogee-headed perforated belfry lights to top stage. West face has 2-light pointed arch window over segmental pointed arch with square hoodmould. Plain gabled north porch, blind arcading to parapet of transept and lower vestry, with crocketed corner pinnacles to shallow gable of transept. C19 two-light windows to nave and 3-light to east with rerearch. INTERIOR retains plain double chamfered chancel and tower arches and north doorway. C19 rafter roof with cross braced principals, and west gallery with blind arcading, and C19 fittings. Chancel screen inscribed "Anthony Kingscote 1615", and chancel has many fine wall monuments to Kingscote family.
SOURCE: David Verey, Buildings of England: Gloucestershire - the Cotswolds, (1979)

Listing NGR: ST8184496217

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