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Church of St Bartholomew, Groton

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276496

OS Grid Reference: TL9596941680
OS Grid Coordinates: 595969, 241680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0389, 0.8559

Location: Church Street, Groton, Suffolk CO10 5ED

Locality: Groton
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 5ED

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Listing Text

Church of
St Bartholomew
TL 9541 59/348 23.1.58
A C15 flint building with stone dressings. The lower part of the west
tower is C13. Restored in the C19 and C20. The west tower has diagonal
buttresses and a castellated parpaet with flint panel work. The nave,
aisles and south porch have castellated parapets. The main historical
interest lies in its connection with the Winthrop family of which John
Winthrop (d 1649) was the leader of the Puritan emigration to New England
in 1630. He founded the city of Boston and was the first governor of
the state of Massachusetts, USA. Graded for its historical interest.

Listing NGR: TL9596941680

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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