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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woodhurst, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3672 / 52°22'2"N

Longitude: -0.0689 / 0°4'8"W

OS Eastings: 531575

OS Northings: 276107

OS Grid: TL315761

Mapcode National: GBR K3S.FF2

Mapcode Global: VHGLR.RRFN

Plus Code: 9C4X9W8J+VC

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 30 May 1958

Last Amended: 4 November 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54233

Location: Woodhurst, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Woodhurst

Built-Up Area: Woodhurst

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Woodhurst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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(north side)
Church of St John the
Baptist (formerly listed
as Chapel of St John the
TL 37 NW 4/25 30.5.58
Small parish church of late C12 nave, mid C13 south arcade, late C14 south aisle,
C17 bell turret and C19 chancel. Pebble-rubble with some freestone and Barnack stone
dressings. C17 west bell tower incorporated into west bay of nave. Timber-framed
with shingles as casing. Pyramidal roof with framing of turret exposed at eaves.
C15 west window of three cinquefoil lights with vertical tracery in two-centred head
with moulded reveals and label. Nave roof tiled and leaded. Clerestory has two C19
three-light windows in square heads to each side. Late C14 south aisle. Roof leaded.
Three windows, each of two cinquefoil lights with vertical tracery in two-centred head.
One similar window to east wall. South doorway in two-centred head of two moulded
orders. Two chamfered orders to jambs. C19 south porch, gabled. C19 chancel. Gault
brick. Fishscale pattern tiled roof with fleur de lys ridge tiles. North wall of nave
has one C14. window of two trefoil lights with ogee tracery in square head with moulded
label. Late C12 north doorway. Round arch with chamfered label and jambs. Nave of
four bays. Two centred arches of two chamfered orders carried on cylindrical columns
with moulded capitals and bases. East respond has moulded corbel with mask stop
carrying inner order of arch. West respond has attached semi-octagonal shaft with
moulded capital. Roof of nave modern with C15 moulded tie beams. C13 Font. Stone.
Octagonal bowl on octagonal stem. Chamfered base. Four early C16 bench ends with
poppyhead finials.
(Rcllbi Huntingdonshire p 295).

Listing NGR: TL3157576107

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