St John the Baptist - South Croxton, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 41.168 W 000° 58.687
30U E 636663 N 5839275
Quick Description: Church of St John the Baptist, South Croxton.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/30/2016 2:00:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMQV9B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
"The church is built in the late Decorated style, of local honey-coloured Waltham ironstone and dates mainly from the early 14th century, when it replaced an earlier stone building probably from the Saxon period. However, the Romanesque font of the earlier church remains. The south aisle and the roof were built a hundred years later. The bells, cast in 1636, remain in the tower, but unhung. Extensive repairs had to be made in 1925 due to subsidence.[15] A 15th-century oak roof corbel from the church is displayed at the Charnwood Museum in Loughborough."

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Building Materials: Stone

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