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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Hull, Kingston upon Hull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7371 / 53°44'13"N

Longitude: -0.3724 / 0°22'20"W

OS Eastings: 507456

OS Northings: 427979

OS Grid: TA074279

Mapcode National: GBR GDR.WR

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.7BXD

Plus Code: 9C5XPJPH+V2

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387765

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU3

County: Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: St Andrew's

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St John the Baptist, Newington

Church of England Diocese: York

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Description


KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA02NE ST GEORGE'S ROAD
680-1/8/366 Church of St John the Baptist

II

Parish church. 1876-78. By Smith & Brodrick. Brick with
moulded brick and ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Early
English style.
Chancel, nave with clerestorey, aisles, west porches,
vestries.
Plinth, sill band, angle buttresses, moulded eaves, gable
crosses. Chancel has to east a 4-light lancet with geometrical
tracery and hoodmould. S side has to east a single lancet
flanked to left by a door, then 2 single lancets. N side has,
to east, a single lancet.
Nave, 4 bays, has recessed panels each with 2 round cinquefoil
windows, divided by shallow buttresses. West end has a
pointed-arched recess with hoodmould and ringed shafts,
containing a graduated untraceried triple lancet. Above, a
triple breather. Above the west end, an octagonal wooden bell
turret with conical spire, topped with a weather vane. To
north-east, a shouldered gable stack.
Aisles have to east 3 pairs of single lancets with linked
hoodmoulds, and to west, a gabled porch with moulded pointed
doorway and hoodmould. Above it, a small opening. To west
again, and at the west end, a single lancet.
North-east vestry has to north a doorway flanked to left by 3
single lancets and to west by 2 similar lancets, with linked
hoodmoulds and sill band. East end has a traceried triple
lancet with hoodmould.
INTERIOR has arch-braced roofs with collars and stone corbels
to nave and chancel. Painted brick interior and triple rebated
chancel arch with hoodmould and shaft responds. Panelled brick
sanctuary wall with chamfered coping. Chancel east end has has
traceried wall panels and canopied wooden reredos, and above
it, a mid C20 stained-glass window. North side has a Gothic
organ case, and to east a chamfered pointed door and a
stained-glass window, 1924. South side has a similar door
flanked to east by a C20 stained-glass window and to west by 2
windows.
Nave has 4-bay arcades with round ashlar piers, square foliate
capitals and double chamfered brick arches with hoodmoulds.
Clerestorey windows have segmental pointed recesses on a sill
band. West end has a similar taller recess with impost bands.
Aisles have arch-braced lean-to roofs and to west, doorways
with traceried glazed internal porches. South aisle has to
east a chamfered doorway with hoodmould and wrought-iron
grille. South side has stained-glass windows late C19 and mid
C20, the south-west one by Kayle & Co., 1895. West end has
stained-glass window, 1887. North aisle has to east an arch
containing organ pipes. North side has to west a resited C20
stained-glass window, and a west end window, 1895.
Fittings include a traceried round ashlar pulpit, brass eagle
lectern, traceried stalls and matchboard benches, all C19.
Corniced marble war memorial panel, c1920.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and The East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 287).


Listing NGR: TA0745627979


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 26 October 2017.

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