Cirencester Parish Church is the largest parish church in Gloucestershire, funded by the thriving wool trade of the 13th century.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St John Baptist

Go Historic ID
319254
Names
Church of St John Baptist
Church of St John the Baptist
Church of St John the Baptist and Attached Railings and Gates
Cirencester Church
Dates
12th-13th C

Visitor & Contact Information

National Grid Reference
SP 02338 02092

Essays on the Church of St John Baptist

Listed Building Description of the Church of St John Baptist

CIRENCESTER

SP0202 MARKET PLACE 578-1/4/253 (North side) 14/06/48 Church of St John the Baptist and attached railings and gates (Formerly Listed as: MARKET PLACE (North side) Church of St.John the Baptist) (Formerly Listed as: MARKET PLACE (North side) Church Yard railings and gates to Church Path)

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Church. Chancel c1115, enlarged c1180 and 1240 with early C14 and early C15 alterations; St Catherine's Chapel originally C12 north chancel aisle altered and enlarged mid C15 and early/mid C16; Lady Chapel c1240, rebuilt mid C15; Chapel of St John the Baptist originally C12 south chancel aisle altered and enlarged mid C14; Trinity Chapel 1430; aisled nave c1120 and c1240, west end of aisles rebuilt early C14 to accommodate tower buttresses, nave rebuilt except west end of aisles 1515-1530; south porch c1490; west tower early C15... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for the Church of St John Baptist

  1. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Church of St John Baptist - Cirencester, England