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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Tolland, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0827 / 51°4'57"N

Longitude: -3.2857 / 3°17'8"W

OS Eastings: 310040

OS Northings: 132269

OS Grid: ST100322

Mapcode National: GBR LS.D3FL

Mapcode Global: FRA 4608.7S9

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270121

Location: Tolland, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Tolland

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/45 Church of St John the Baptist



Church. C13, remodelled 1871 by C.E. Giles. Red sandstone rubble masonry with
Ham stone dressings, tower rendered on lower stage, tiled roofs with ridge
tiles. 3 bay nave with North aisle and vestry, South porch, West tower, rood
stair turret South side. 2 stage C13 tower with crenellated parapet and angled
buttresses, small lancet window South side, West side 2 light plate tracery
window, late C19 as are the 3 light South and East windows, latter with small
inserted rose window, and 2 light window in vestry and at West end of aisle,
Interior: rendered. 3 bay arcade with C13 octagonal piers, moulded capitals (one
renewed) and double chamfered arches. Round font on pedestal. Altar rails are a
low stone screen, like the pulpit and other fittings Circa 1871. Backs of 2 end
pews incorporate C15 carving from earlier pews. East window by C.E. Kempe, 1911.

Listing NGR: ST1004032269

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