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Parish Church of St John the Baptish

A Grade II* Listed Building in Erith, London

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Latitude: 51.4874 / 51°29'14"N

Longitude: 0.1701 / 0°10'12"E

OS Eastings: 550763

OS Northings: 178725

OS Grid: TQ507787

Mapcode National: GBR RX.5JH

Mapcode Global: VHHNL.WWR4

Plus Code: 9F32F5PC+X2

Entry Name: Parish Church of St John the Baptish

Listing Date: 20 May 1953

Last Amended: 17 December 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198724

Also known as: St John the Baptist's church, Erith

ID on this website: 101188560

Location: Erith, Bexley, London, DA8

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Erith

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Erith St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Parish Church of
St John the Baptist
(formerly listed as
Church of St John)
TQ 5078 6/1 20.5.53
Nave, chancel and west tower, largely C12 with some older work incorporated:
later windows. South aisle C13; south chapel C15-16. Flint and stone walls.
Nave arcade of 3 short round piers and double-chamfered arches. Heavy restoration
in 1877, by Habershon and Pite, architects, included addition of south porch
and north chapel and aisle. South chapel east window by Kempe 1905. C15 and
C16 brasses. C16 and C17 monuments. In churchyard, monuments and tombs include
memorials to John Harris, 1752 and to George William Brown, 1848. Wooden lychgate
to south, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ5076378725

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