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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037284
English Heritage Legacy ID: 276496
Location: Groton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10
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
GROTON CHURCH STREET
TL 9541 59/348 23.1.58
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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