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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Londonthorpe and Harrowby Without, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9312 / 52°55'52"N

Longitude: -0.5832 / 0°34'59"W

OS Eastings: 495329

OS Northings: 338031

OS Grid: SK953380

Mapcode National: GBR DQ0.9C4

Mapcode Global: WHGKJ.0LK6

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436359

Location: Londonthorpe and Harrowby Without, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG31

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Londonthorpe and Harrowby Without

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Grantham Londonthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SK 93 NE LONDONTHORPE & HARROWBY CHURCH LANE
WITHOUT Londonthorpe
2/33 Church of St. John the
20-9-66 Baptist

G.V. II*

Parish Church; C13, C14, C15, with C19 alterations and additions. Coursed
rubble limestone and ashlar with plain tile and lead roofs. Western tower,
nave with clerestorey, 2 aisles, chancel, southern porch, vestry. C13 coursed
rubble tower in 2 stages with corner buttresses. C13 single light west window,
C13 belfry openings to all faces. Spire replaced in C19 with saddle back
plain tile roof. Ashlar north aisle rebuilt C19, vestry dated 1852. C19
chancel same height and width as nave. 3 light east chancel window, south
chancel windows two 2-light with 3 light above. C15 south aisle; battle-
mented and richly pinnacled at buttresses with large grotesque gargoyles
draining lead roof. East, west and 2 south aisle windows all C15, 2 light
with 4 centre arches under hood moulds, with decorated label stops.
Clerestorey, north and south, C15 with moulded parapet concealing lead roof.
Four 3-light windows under continuous hood mould. South porch battlemented
and pinnacled with central cross, over steeply pointed C15 doorway with
moulded imposts. South door has C15 small niche over. Stone side benches to
porch. Interior C13 3 bay south arcade with double chamfered arches with
clustered piers, 4 keeled and stiff leaf capitals. 3 bay north arcade c.1300
with double chamfered arches and plainer moulded capitals. Tower arch as north
aisle but with triple chamfer. Evidence of C13 roof pitch on west wall.
C19 chancel arch. C14 ogee arch recessed into north aisle contains stone
effigy of recumbent knight. Sculpture fragments of C13 stone coffin lid with
foliated cross and part of wheelhead cross. C15 octagonal font with quatre-
foils containing shields on each face. Chancel screen has partial medieval
frame, all decoration C19. C19 plain wooden pulpit. C17 altar rail with
balusters.


Listing NGR: SK9532938031

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

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