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The Parish Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8186 / 51°49'6"N

Longitude: -0.2052 / 0°12'18"W

OS Eastings: 523808

OS Northings: 214852

OS Grid: TL238148

Mapcode National: GBR J8V.WFV

Mapcode Global: VHGPD.DKD7

Plus Code: 9C3XRQ9V+CW

Entry Name: The Parish Church of St John

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Last Amended: 4 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158247

ID on this website: 101296517

Location: St John's Church, Digswell Park, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Sherrards

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Digswell

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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(south side)
The Parish Church of
St John
(formerly listed as
Church of St John,
TL 21 SW 1/2 29.12.50


Originally a small church mainly of circa 1200, much altered 1811 and restored 1874-6,
now with a large extension of 1960-62 by John Glanfield. Exterior rendered. Lady
chapel and crenellated tower of circa 1530. Windows of 2 lights with rectangular
dripmoulds. Interior retains a plain arch of circa 1200 in the chancel, which has
a C13 picsina. Geometrical blank tracery in the north aisle of circa 1290 probably
the remains of a memorial. Remains of a rood screen of circa 1540. Good C15 and
C16 memorial brasses. (RCHM, VCH, NMR).

Listing NGR: TL2380814852

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