This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.5761 / 52°34'33"N
Longitude: 1.4129 / 1°24'46"E
OS Eastings: 631344
OS Northings: 303058
OS Grid: TG313030
Mapcode National: GBR WJH.J0H
Mapcode Global: WHMTW.PH0Y
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 5 September 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1169361
English Heritage Legacy ID: 226745
Location: Hellington, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14
District: South Norfolk
Civil Parish: Hellington
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Rockland St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
HELLINGTON HELLINGTON HILL, West
TG 30 SW Side
Church of St. John
Parish church. Fabric mainly 12th and 14th century with later roofs over
nave and chancel. Flint and brick with limestone dressings. Slate roofs
to nave and chancel, black glazed pantiles over porch. West tower, nave,
chancel, south porch. 12th century round west tower with 14th century 2-
light bell openings. later embattled parapet with brick dressings and coping.
Fine 14th century south porch, now much patched and repaired, with large
diagonally-set niches flanking entrance. Entrance arch on trefoil responds;
remains of niche above. The east and west walls of the porch each have three
closely set openings with cusped arches. South doorway 12th century very
elaborate: three orders of shafts with scallop and volute capitals, arch
of three orders with fillets between the major orders. Nave and chancel
windows generally early 14th century with a rich variety of Decorated motifs;
ball-flower and head stops to hood moulds. Restored 5-light east window.
Parapeted east gable on moulded stone kneelers, with gable cross. One square
headed north nave window of two lights, subdivided in head. Hood mould with
headstops. North wall of chancel rebuilt in brick with pilaster-buttresses
and large staged buttress at north-east corner. 12th century north doorway
with two orders of shafts. Interior: window reveals have attached shafts
and hoodmoulds on headstops. Chancel arch on responds with foliage capitals.
14th century piscina in south east corner of chancel, with two arches and
central shaft. Memorial slab with brass inset to Sir Anthony Gaudy d.March
30th, 1642. Some fragments of medieval glass in south chancel window. Semi-
circular tower arch, unmoulded, with slab imposts. Octagonal font with
quatrefoiled panels around bowl and panelled stem.
Listing NGR: TG3134403058
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings