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Latitude: 51.7935 / 51°47'36"N
Longitude: -0.2354 / 0°14'7"W
OS Eastings: 521793
OS Northings: 212007
OS Grid: TL217120
Mapcode National: GBR J96.FBL
Mapcode Global: VHGPK.V5XZ
Plus Code: 9C3XQQV7+9R
Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist
Listing Date: 9 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348158
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158432
Location: Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Civil Parish: Hatfield
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Lemsford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
Tagged with: Church building
TL 21 SW HATFIELD LEMSFORD VILLAGE
5/169 Church of St John
Church. 1858-9 by David Brandon in Early English Gothic style.
Rough-cut ashlar stone with smooth stone dressings. Westmoreland
slate roofs. SE chapel added in 1930 for the Nall-Cain family by
F E Howard in Perpendicular style. Nave has trefoil-headed
single lancets with hood moulds, stepped buttresses and
continuous moulded sill course. Parapeted gabled S porch. Two
stage W tower has clasp buttresses, 2-light plate-tracery belfry
opening and quatrefoil parapet. Large 5-light E window with
intersecting geometric style tracery. SE chapel has 3 4-centred
arch windows with cusped tracery and moulded, stepped buttresses.
Moulded plinth and crenellated parapet. W door with crocketed
ogeed arch is surmounted by an elaborate 2-light window.
Interior has naturalistic leaf capitals. Stained glass to E
window by Clayton and Bell 1874. Altar frontal in carved wood
dated 1605. Rich lierne vaulting to chapel. Canopied tomb in
luscious perpendicular style to Florence Nall-Cain (d. 1927).
Altar reredos carved in wood and alabaster. (Pevsner (1977)).
Listing NGR: TL2179312007
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