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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston and Weedon, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1299 / 52°7'47"N

Longitude: -1.1283 / 1°7'42"W

OS Eastings: 459764

OS Northings: 248313

OS Grid: SP597483

Mapcode National: GBR 8TN.HJQ

Mapcode Global: VHCVZ.DQCL

Plus Code: 9C4W4VHC+XM

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234263

ID on this website: 101293444

Location: St John the Baptist's Church, Plumpton, West Northamptonshire, NN12

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Weston and Weedon

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Lois Weedon St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Church. Rebuilt 1822 reusing some medieval work. Coursed squared ironstone and
limestone, old tile roof to chancel, slate roof to nave. Chancel, nave, west
tower and south porch. 3-light east window to chancel, C14 has tracery with
trefoils and mouchettes. Priests door to south, C14, with continuous chamfered
arch. Nave windows C19 with Y-tracery. South porch has entrance with continuous
chamfered arch. Stone plaque in gable with shield inscribed, 'This church
rebuilt A.D. 1822'. Ball finial and sundial at apex. Inner doorway has arch with
continuous hollow chamfer, probably C14. Large medieval carved stone head re-set
as keystone. C19 tower with castellated parapet-and single-light bell openings,
the hoods surmounted by carved heads. Interior: Tower arch and chancel arch C14.
Octagonal font on baluster pedestal. Probably late C17. Original box pews and
commandment boards of 1822. Marble wall monument to Ann Moore, died 1683, has
finely carved frame with drapery swags, cartouche, and cherub's head.

Listing NGR: SP5976448313

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