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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Treswell, Retford, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.3058 / 53°18'20"N

Longitude: -0.8285 / 0°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 478158

OS Northings: 379396

OS Grid: SK781793

Mapcode National: GBR QZN6.FP

Mapcode Global: WHFGJ.75QK

Plus Code: 9C5X854C+8H

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409746

Location: Treswell, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Treswell

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Treswell with Cottam

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/72 Church of St.John
1.2.67 the Baptist

G.V. I

Parish church. C13, early C14, C15, restored 1855, tower
restored 1900. Coursed rubble, dressed coursed rubble and ashlar
facing. Slate roofs with coped gables and embattled parapet to
nave, tower and porch. Single brick and stone stack to the north
chancel. Set on a plinth with heavy moulded band over. Tower,
nave, north aisle,south porch and chancel. Diagonal buttressed
tower of 2 stages with string course at the juncture. Single
gargoyle to each side. Single arched window with 3 arched
lights, string course under and hood mould. There are 4 arched
bell chamber openings, each with 2 arched lights, tracery,
cusping and hood mould and 4 rectangular stair lights.
Projecting from the west of the buttressed north aisle is a lean-
to. The diagonally buttressed north aisle north wall with single
gargoyle has a blocked chamfered arched doorway with 2 C15 3-
light windows to the left, all with panel tracery and cusping
under flat heads and in casement moulded surrounds. There is a
single similar window in the east wall. The early C14 chancel
has in the north wall a single arched window with intersecting
tracery, cusping, hood mould and label stops. To the left is an
arched doorway. The diagonally buttressed east end has a single
arched 5-light window with intersecting tracery, cusping, hood
mould and head label stops. The south wall has 2 similar 3 light
windows with hood moulds and label stops. Under the right window
is a C14 coffin lid decorated with a stylised cross. The south
nave has 2 arched C15 3-light windows with panel tracery, cusping
and hood mould. The angle buttresses of the porch are decorated
with crockets and finials. There is a single ridge cross and an
arched doorway with hood mould and human head label stops. The
inner chamfered arched C13 doorway has imposts decorated with
nailhead and terminating in a scroll. There are 2 human head
label stops. Interior. 3 bay double chamfered arched arcade
with octagonal piers and embattled corbels to the east and west.
Similar corbels support the double chamfered chancel arch and
those supporting the double chamfered tower arch are further
decorated with blind tracery. Stone carved altar rails,
octagonal font decorated with quatrefoil panels. 2 pews have
decorated poppyheads. Stone carved angles support the chancel
roof. C19 furniture.

Listing NGR: SK7815579395

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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