History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.003 / 51°0'10"N

Longitude: -2.1405 / 2°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 390235

OS Northings: 122630

OS Grid: ST902226

Mapcode National: GBR 1XR.5LW

Mapcode Global: FRA 66DG.HWX

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320838

Location: Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, SP7

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Donhead St. Mary

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Donhead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

ST 92 SW (west side)

7/52 Church of St. John, Charlton

Anglican parish church. 1839 by William Walker. Dressed
limestone, Welsh slate roof. Neo-Norman style. Plan consists of
nave and chancel under one roof with west gallery over entrance
lobby, flanked by west towers. West end has central round-arched
double chamfered doorway with double studded doors in slightly
projecting porch with corbel table, above is large round-arched
window with corbel table to battlemented parapet over, outward
facing sides of each flanking tower has lancet in recessed panel
with corbel table to ground floor and to bellstage, battlemented
parapet. North and south sides of nave and chancel have six round-
headed lancets in recessed panels with corbel tables. East end has
three round-arched windows in recessed panels, with corbel tables,
gable has shaped recessed panels, coped verge with cross finial.
Interior has entrance lobby at west end with doors off to vestry
and to newel stairs to gallery. Nave and chancel has 6-bay king
post roof and plain plastered walls, stone floor, west gallery on
two wooden piers with scalloped capitals and front with round-
arched panels and open zig-zag frieze. C19 oak pews, octagonal
stone font bowl on cylndrical base, below gallery on south side.
1940s stained glass in east window by Christopher Webb and later
C20 glass in other windows. Internal rearrangement of west end
and gallery currently proposed (November 1985).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9023522630

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.