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Parish Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in The Lee, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7309 / 51°43'51"N

Longitude: -0.7001 / 0°42'0"W

OS Eastings: 489871

OS Northings: 204375

OS Grid: SP898043

Mapcode National: GBR D41.HTH

Mapcode Global: VHDVL.TR8G

Entry Name: Parish Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44700

Location: The Lee, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP16

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: The Lee

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: The Lee

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 80 SE THE LEE THE LEE
(south side)

4/92 Parish Church of
St. John the Baptist

22.12.58

- II

Parish Church. 1867-1869 by Augustus Frere. In 1910 E.H. Fellowes Poynne
added vestry, aisles and baptistry at west end, also internal
alterations. Interior refitted by Libertys. Red brick with stone
dressings, including sill and abacus bands. Tiled roofs - 2-bay chancel,
4-bay nave with east 2-bays aisled. Transepts, south porch and west
baptistry. In Early English Gothic style with lancet windows, east
window of 3-lights. Cusping to lancets and windows of 1910 work. Stepped
buttresses. Coped gables with crosses at apexes. Bellcote at west end.
Foundation stone on chancel north wall inscribed "relaid by Emma Louise
Liberty on Enlargement of Church 14th October 1910". Interior: colour-
washed render, stone dressings, arches and piers. Depressed arches into
transepts. Chancel roof panelled with ribs and bosses. Nave has arches
of two chamfered orders into aisles. Three light windows to aisles.
Chancel arch of two orders, moulded capitals on cobels. Braced and
ashlared collar rafter roof to nave.


Listing NGR: SP8987104373

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