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Church of St John the Baptist, Bressingham

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 225004

OS Grid Reference: TM0760480754
OS Grid Coordinates: 607604, 280754
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3854, 1.0492

Location: Church Lane, Bressingham, Norfolk IP22 2AA

Locality: Bressingham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 2AA

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Listing Text

Church of St John
The Baptist
TM 08 SE 18/1 7.12.59


Late C13 fabric, refashioned in early C16. Flint, partly rendered. Nave
with good clerestory with flushwork panelling and 8 Perpendicular windows.
North and south aisles. Late C13 chancel. West tower with polygonal stair
turret, and flushwork panelling on base, diagonal butttresses, embattled
parapet with pinnacles. West window with carved shields in spandrels and
flanked by niches. Bellcote on east gable of nave. South porch.
Interior: four bay Decorated arcade with octagonal piers and double-chamfered
arches. Early C16 hammerbeam roof. Octagonal font early .Jacobean
pulpit with strapwork. Imd to late C16 benches. Box pews. Some early
stained glass in east window.

Listing NGR: TM0760480754

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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