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Description: Church of St John Baptist
Date Listed: 28 March 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 229644
OS Grid Reference: TG2318608258
OS Grid Coordinates: 623186, 308258
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6262, 1.2962
TG 2308 SW TIMBERHILL
28.3.72. Church of St. John Baptist.
Parish church. C11 long and short work in east wall. C15. Flint with stone
and brick dressings. Slate roofs with small dormers. Lead on aisles. Nave
and chancel. North and south aisles. South porch. North C19 vestry. All
the windows were renewed or refaced in the C19. West tower collapsed in 1784.
3-light Decorated west window. Small bell-turret with spirelet on west gable.
3-bay nave with 3-light Perpendicular windows. 2-storey porch against west
bay. 2-centre arched outer doorway with C20 glazed doors. Central vaulted
statue niche containing C19 statue of St. John Baptist and flanking windows
with cusped ogee heads above door. Crenellated parapet. One-3-light Perpen-
dicular window in chancel aisle. 4-light reticulated east window and 3-light
Perpendicular east aisle windows. 3 bays to arcades with bulky quatrefoil
piers and triple-chamfered arches. Single bay north and south chancel aisles
with 4-centre asches. Fine chandelier of C1500.
Listing NGR: TG2318608258
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Source: English Heritage
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