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Church of St John Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6262 / 52°37'34"N

Longitude: 1.2962 / 1°17'46"E

OS Eastings: 623186

OS Northings: 308258

OS Grid: TG231082

Mapcode National: GBR W9F.0K

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.W8F1

Entry Name: Church of St John Baptist

Listing Date: 28 March 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229644

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St John, Timberhill

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(north-east side)
28.3.72. Church of St. John Baptist.
Parish church. C11 long and short work in east wall. C15. Flint with stone
and brick dressings. Slate roofs with small dormers. Lead on aisles. Nave
and chancel. North and south aisles. South porch. North C19 vestry. All
the windows were renewed or refaced in the C19. West tower collapsed in 1784.
3-light Decorated west window. Small bell-turret with spirelet on west gable.
3-bay nave with 3-light Perpendicular windows. 2-storey porch against west
bay. 2-centre arched outer doorway with C20 glazed doors. Central vaulted
statue niche containing C19 statue of St. John Baptist and flanking windows
with cusped ogee heads above door. Crenellated parapet. One-3-light Perpen-
dicular window in chancel aisle. 4-light reticulated east window and 3-light
Perpendicular east aisle windows. 3 bays to arcades with bulky quatrefoil
piers and triple-chamfered arches. Single bay north and south chancel aisles
with 4-centre asches. Fine chandelier of C1500.

Listing NGR: TG2318608258

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