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© Mr Barry McCabe

IoE Number: 317843
Location: CHURCH OF ST JOHN, CROFT LANE (north side)
  LATTON, NORTH WILTSHIRE, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Barry McCabe
Date Photographed: 22 March 2003
Date listed: 17 January 1955
Date of last amendment: 17 April 1986
Grade I

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SU 09 NELATTONCROFT LANE(north side)2/193Church of St. John the Baptist,Latton with Eisey

SU 09 NE LATTON CROFT LANE (north side) 2/193 Church of St. John the Baptist, Latton with Eisey (formerly listed as Church of St. John) 17.1.55 I Anglican parish church. C12, C13 and 1858-63 by William Butterfield. Limestone rubble, coursed square stone and some ashlar. Stone slate roof. Nave, west tower, transepts and chancel. C12 south door in C19 porch, chevron arch with ball decorated outer hood and chevroned columns. Plain tympanum with cambered soffite. Nave windows 2 and 3-light intersecting tracery, restored C19. Transepts and chancel all C19, 2-light windows in C14 style, east window of 3 lights. Lower of 4 stages, lower of 3 stages early C13 with small lancets and shouldered door, also restored C19. Pilaster buttresses, but later angle buttress in SW corner with sundial at head. Top stage crenellated with 2-light belfry openings and gargoyles. Interior: Nave of 4 bays. Late C12 tower and chancel arches of 2 orders with ball and billet hoods. Nook shafts only to chancel arch. Simple round chamfered arches to transepts. C19 open timber roof. Chancel by Butterfield, with central arch dividing off sanctuary which has closed spaced transverse arches. Wall tiling. Fittings: Font, plain C19. Pulpit C19 oak, openwork. Chancel fittings all C19. Nave and transept pews C17 panelled oak, cut down in C19. Glass: East window by Kempe and Tower, 1911. Transepts glass, mid C19. No monuments.

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