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Church of St John the Evangelist (Church of England)

A Grade II Listed Building in High Cross, Ware, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.85 / 51°51'0"N

Longitude: -0.0213 / 0°1'16"W

OS Eastings: 536387

OS Northings: 218675

OS Grid: TL363186

Mapcode National: GBR KB1.TPR

Mapcode Global: VHGP9.LR3N

Plus Code: 9C3XVX2H+2F

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist (Church of England)

Listing Date: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161061

Location: Thundridge, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thundridge

Built-Up Area: High Cross

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: High Cross St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

High Cross
(east side)

9/4 Church of St John the
Evangelist (C of E)


Church. 1846. By Anothony Salvin (1799 -1881) for Dame Lousia
Giles Puller of Youngsbury. Tower added 1906. Ragstone with
freestone limestone dressing and ashlar battlemented tower
parapet. Steep slate roof carried down in flatter pitched
catslide over N aisle. Small copper spike to tower. In
Decorated style a square ended chancel, wider nave with 4-bay
arcade to N aisle, gabled S porch, NE gabled vestry, and SE 3-
stage tower with clock. Diagonal corner buttresses, gable
parapets and apex crosses. Single-light pointed and cusped
windows to aisle. 2 2-light and one single-light window to S
wall of nave. 4-light Dec. E window and similar 3-light W
windows. Interior austere with arch-braced open roofs on stone
corbels. Arcade with equilateral arches in 2 chamfered orders
and octagonal piers with C14 moulded caps and bases. Unusual
octagonal stone font with deep band of cusped panel work around
bowl. Stained glass: E window 1876 an early work by Kempe; W
window c1893 by Selwyn Image of Christ with Mary and John most
extraordinary for that date in its design according to Pevsner;
pre-Raphaelite 2-light SE window in nave C1893 by Helen Coombe
(Mrs Roger Fry). (Pevsner (1977) 195).

Listing NGR: TL3638718675

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

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