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© Mr Duncan Miller

IoE Number: 87983
Location: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST,
  HAWKCHURCH, EAST DEVON, DEVON
Photographer: Mr Duncan Miller
Date Photographed: 02 September 2003
Date listed: 08 May 1967
Date of last amendment: 08 May 1967
Grade I

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ST 3400HAWKCHURCHHAWKCHURCH20/2998.5.67Church of St John theBaptist

ST 3400 HAWKCHURCH HAWKCHURCH 20/299 8.5.67 Church of St John the Baptist GV I Parish church. C12 and circa 1200 with C15 west tower. Heavily restored in 1862 when chancel was rebuilt. Stone rubble with freestone dressings and tiled roofs. C12 nave with 1862 cherestory with alternating round and pointed arch windows and reset C12 corbel table of carved heads. South doorway has depressed two centred arch and early C13 shafts with leaf capitals. North and south aisles, chancel and south porch of 1862 in Early English style with geometric traceried two light windows and similar three light east window. Tall C15 west tower of Somerset type, in four stages with set back buttresses with set offs and moulded and embattled parapet. Polygonal stair turret on north side. Perpendicular bell openings, four light perpendicular west windows and moulded four centred arch west doorway with frieze of quatrefoils above. Interior: Three bay north and south arcades. The north arcade of C12 with wide double chamfered round arches, short round piers and square scalloped capitals. The south arcade circa 1200 with moulded round arches and fine leaf capitals with small figures. Moulded two centred chancel arch on C12 responds, one with scalloped cushion capital, the other capital with interlacing and fighting dragons at the base. Tall moulded C15 tower arch. 1862 hammerbeam roofs to nave and chancel. Victorian furnishings including carved stone pulpit, reredos and benches. Wall monuments: Sir William Donnett 1828 by Chislett in south aisle. Thomas Moore C17, Amos Barns 1781 and Thomas Barns 1844.

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