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Latitude: 52.1286 / 52°7'43"N
Longitude: 0.7154 / 0°42'55"E
OS Eastings: 585964
OS Northings: 251289
OS Grid: TL859512
Mapcode National: GBR QGC.FPK
Mapcode Global: VHKDQ.CR2K
Entry Name: Church of St George
Listing Date: 23 March 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033556
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278507
Location: Shimpling, Babergh, Suffolk, IP29
Civil Parish: Shimpling
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Alpheton St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church of St George
TL 85 SE 4/762 23.3.61.
The parish church, approached by an avenue of limes from Rectory Lane.
A C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The west tower has diagonal
buttresses and a castellated parapet. The south aisle also has a castellated
parapet and a gabled porch projects at the west end. The C14-C15 font
has a pillared shaft and octagonal bowl with tracery and shields. The
south door to the chancel has a frieze of dog tooth ornamentation on the
inside and there are fragments of old glass, both probably remains of
an older church possibly C12. Graded for its architectural and historical
Listing NGR: TL8596451289
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