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Church of St John Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston Beggard, Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0679 / 52°4'4"N

Longitude: -2.6084 / 2°36'30"W

OS Eastings: 358390

OS Northings: 241237

OS Grid: SO583412

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.CX70

Mapcode Global: VH85Q.Q9W2

Plus Code: 9C4V399R+5J

Entry Name: Church of St John Baptist

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 155043

Location: Weston Beggard, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Weston Beggard

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Beggard

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 54 SE
2/174 Church of St John
Parish church. C12 nave, C14 west tower, chancel and south porch,
restored and south wall of nave largely rebuilt in 1881 by T Nicholson.
Coursed and dressed sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, tiled roofs.
West tower, nave with south porch, chancel. West tower, three stages,
moulded plinth and plain parapet, diagonal buttresses to west, 2-light
window to bell-stage in semi-circular head. Carved gargoyle to south
face of parapet; nave, 2-light late C19 windows flank doorway with gabled
porch, outer archway of two continuous orders, inner moulded and outer
chamfered, moulded label inner doorway, c1200 semi-circular headed arch
of two orders, inner roll moulded and outer chamfered, chamfered label
with carved stops; chancel, one single light mid-C19 window to left and
2-light mid-C19 window to right. Restored C14 windows remain on north
wall of chancel, one single trefoil ogee-headed light to west and 2-
light window to east. Interior: trussed rafter roof with scissor-bracing
to nave reputedly of medieval date but probably heavily restored. Tower
arch of three continuous chamfered orders, chancel arch of two chamfered
orders, inner resting on corbels, scalloped capital to north corbel and
south corbel with moulded abacus and leaf ornament underneath.
Monuments: in chancel south wall, tomb recess, c1300-10, with moulded
jambs, cinquefoiled and sub-cusped arch, spandrels with foliage ornament
flanked by mutilated pinnacles, crocketted gable and carved finial; north
wall, tomb recess with ball-flower decoration. (BoE P. 315)

Listing NGR: SO5838841237

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