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Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 21 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 265926
OS Grid Reference: ST5000239011
OS Grid Coordinates: 350002, 139011
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1482, -2.7162
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863/5/6 HIGH STREET
863/6/6 (North side)
21-JUN-50 CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
C15. Perp. One of the most ambitious parish churches in Somerset. Described
by Leland as a 'fair lightsome church'. Cruciform with aisled nave and clerestorey of 7 bays, chancel chapels. 2-storey south porch, and excellent fan-vaulted west tower with elaborate buttressing, panelling and battlements. Contents include 4 C15 tomb-chests, some C15 glass in chancel, medieval vestments, and a domestic cupboard of about 1500 which was once at Witham Priory. The church was only partly restored by Scott.
The listed buildings from No 25 to No 3l (North side)form an important group with No 2 Church Lane
Listing NGR: ST4999139013
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Source: English Heritage
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