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IoE Number: 430605
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Date listed: 24 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 24 March 1961
Grade II

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LOVINGTON CPST53SEWHEATHILL1/67House, formerly Church of St JohnBaptist

LOVINGTON CP ST53SE WHEATHILL 1/67 House, formerly Church of St John Baptist 24.3.61 GV II Former Anglican Parish Church, now house. C13 origins, converted in 1970s. Local grey lias stone cut and squared with Doulting stone dressings; Welsh slate roof over stone slate base courses between coped gables, cross finial to east, base only of bell turret formerly with two bells to west; stone chimney stack. Single-cell plan of 5 bays, with no external definition of nave and chancel. South elevation has 4 single light cusped windows in ogee-mould recesses, without labels; to bay 2 a projecting gabled porch with semi-circular arched doorway having boarded door with inserted light, and inside a chamfered pointed arched doorway, with small canopied statue niche in east wall; between bays 4 and 5 a narrow moulded pointed arched doorway, above which is a modern 2-light window in a gabled dormer. West wall has large pointed arch with curtain walling and French doors as infill; the east window of 3 lancets with trifle arched label having plain stops, flanked by two small C20 circular windows. North wall has similar details to south, less the porch. Interior not inspected. but survival of ribbed barrel vault ceiling noted. The modification of the church to a house has been effected without seriously altering the special interest of the building externally.

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