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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Nursling and Rownhams, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9515 / 50°57'5"N

Longitude: -1.4535 / 1°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 438482

OS Northings: 117041

OS Grid: SU384170

Mapcode National: GBR 75W.CB9

Mapcode Global: FRA 76VL.FK4

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141149

Location: Nursling and Rownhams, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO16

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Nursling and Rownhams

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Nursling with Rownhams St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 31 NE
Church of St John


Parish church, of Decorated style. 1855, enlarged 1885. Cruciform church with
north vestry and south porch, the south transept being raised as a tower. West
country limestone with Bath stone dressings; cill bands, plinth, stepped
buttresses: traceried coupled lights (three at the east and four at the west).
Steep slate roof. The tower has two stages, a staircase turret, and an octagonal
spire. The interior has original furnishings. Of special interest is a series
of medallions of Flemish stained glass, inserted into the glazing of the windows
in the form of circles, ovals, rectangles with square or cambered leads. The
medallions represent themes from Christian iconography, and one of clear and
tinted glass, the treatment being of classical style.

Listing NGR: SU3710616922

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