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Church of St John the Baptist, Campsey Ash

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285191

OS Grid Reference: TM3299255903
OS Grid Coordinates: 632992, 255903
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1522, 1.4044

Location: B1078, Campsey Ash, Suffolk IP13 0PU

Locality: Campsey Ash
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 0PU

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Listing Text

TM 35 NW
2/18 Church of St. John the
16.3.66 Baptist
(Formerly listed under General)
Parish Church. C14: much restored in the late C18 and C19. Random flint and
rubble walls with stone quoins to stepped buttresses. West tower has flush
work to battlemented parapet with initials; flushwork also to base. 3 stage
tower has louvred bell openings to four sides. The nave and chancel have
slated roofs; that of the chancel is lower and of steeper pitch. All windows
are of C18 and C19 in Decorated style with the exception of one east window in
the chancel with C15 glass depicting the armorial arms of Bishop Goldwell,
Bishop of Norwich, Thomas de Brotherton and Thomas Mowbray. The south porch
has C14 doorway with 2 centred pointed arch. Tower has doorway with shields
and fleurons in arch order and frieze of flushwork over. Interior has original
piscina in south wall of chancel. There is a brass on the nave floor of
Alexander Inglishhe, Rector 1504. The font is C14: octagonal with quatrefoils
and blank arches.

Listing NGR: TM3299255903

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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