Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229568
OS Grid Reference: TG2293608666
OS Grid Coordinates: 622936, 308666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6299, 1.2928
TG 2208 NE ST. JOHN MADDERMARKET
26.2.54 Church of St. John the Baptist
Parish Church. C14 and C15. Flint with stone and brick dressings,
ashlar faced clerestory. Slate roof and lead roof on aisles.
West tower, nave and chancel in one. North and south aisles and
porches. C19 vestry. 4-stage tower with diagonal buttresses. North
to south passage beneath tower with 3-order 2 centre arches and tierceron
vaulting. Large blocked brick west arch with 3-light perpendicular window
above. C20 belfry windows. Crenellated parapet having corner pinnacles
with statues. 4 bay nave and chancel. Three 3-light perpendicular windows
to the south aisle. 2 storeyed south porch with damaged vault inside
incorporated into the west end of the aisle. Priests door at east end of
aisle. 8 tall 3-light clerestory windows. Large C15 5-light decorated
east window. North aisle east window with cusped intersecting tracery.
2-storeyed north porch now used as chapel with outer doorway having
shield band in outer order and attached shafts. Central statue niche
with 3-light square-head window above.
Listing NGR: TG2293608666
Source: English Heritage
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