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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarkhill, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0803 / 52°4'49"N

Longitude: -2.5726 / 2°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 360854

OS Northings: 242593

OS Grid: SO608425

Mapcode National: GBR FS.C0GS

Mapcode Global: VH85K.CZ93

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153129

Location: Yarkhill, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Yarkhill

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Yarkhill

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

YARKHILL CP -
SO 64 SW

5/166 Church of St John
The Baptist
6.3.67

GV II


Parish church. C13 fabric of earlier church incorporated in rebuilding
of nave and restoration of chancel by Ainslie and Blashill 1862, C13
west tower with top stage probably of 1466. Coursed and squared sand-
stone rubble with ashlar dressings, tiled roofs. West tower, nave with
south porch and chancel with north vestry. West tower: three stages
with moulded plinth and embattled parapet and clasped buttressing, traces
of row of corbels of former parapet below later top stage, single trefoil-
headed lights to south side. Nave: four bays, 2-light traceried window
to left and two similar windows to right of gabled porch which incorporates
C13 timbers with dogtooth ornament in roof; inner south doorway c1200, two
orders, inner moulded and outer chamfered springing from crocket capitals,
C19 shafts. Chancel: two bays, largely C19 with two 2-light traceried
windows. Interior: contains C13 font with scalloped circular bowl.


Listing NGR: SO6085442593

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