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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade I Listed Building in Groton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0389 / 52°2'19"N

Longitude: 0.8559 / 0°51'21"E

OS Eastings: 595969

OS Northings: 241680

OS Grid: TL959416

Mapcode National: GBR RK1.17C

Mapcode Global: VHKFC.S0BT

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276496

Location: Groton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Groton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Groton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

GROTON CHURCH STREET
1.
5377
Church of
St Bartholomew
TL 9541 59/348 23.1.58
GV
2.
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

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