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Church of St. John Evangelist, Ovington

Description: Church of St. John Evangelist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220093

OS Grid Reference: TF9254402594
OS Grid Coordinates: 592544, 302594
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5870, 0.8408

Location: Church Road, Ovington, Norfolk IP25 6RY

Locality: Ovington
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 6RY

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Listing Text

TF 90 SW

1/56 Church of St. John Evangelist

16.7.58 II*

Parish Church. C12 remodelled c.1300 restored 1867. Rubblestone with ashlar
quoins and white pantiles. West tower and continuous nave and chancel. Square
tower with 2-light west window and belfry windows over flushwork panels with
shields. Single lancet to ringing chamber at north. Staircase turret to south.
Hipped slate roof. South door C12. Single order shafts with incised scalloped
capitals and roll moulded arch with billet. Triangular stoup to right. Nave
south windows varied : square headed 2-light with hood mould, Norman round
headed, pointed lancet and 2-light Y tracery. Chancel with Y tracery: 2-light
to south, 3-light to east, 2-light to north. North nave 2 2-light lozenge
windows flank 3-light Perpendicular under 4-centred arch and C19 hood mould.
One blocked lancet and blocked north door. Boxed eaves. Interior with low
C14 tower arch with wave mouldings. Continuous moulded wall plates with billet,
raised at sanctuary. Wall posts to principals on braces. Secondary rafters
and single moulded butt purlins. Plastered arched ceiling. Low piscina in
chancel. C14 octagonal font on shafted plinth with carved angels and encircled

Listing NGR: TF9254402594

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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