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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Trimingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8979 / 52°53'52"N

Longitude: 1.3875 / 1°23'14"E

OS Eastings: 627937

OS Northings: 338756

OS Grid: TG279387

Mapcode National: GBR WDL.9MB

Mapcode Global: WHMSB.8FY8

Plus Code: 9F43V9XP+5X

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224729

Location: Trimingham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Trimingham

Built-Up Area: Trimingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Trimingham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone dressings. Tile and slate roofs.
West tower, nave, south porch, chancel, vestry. Rather squat west tower
with diagonal buttresses; Y-tracery west window with ogee-headed cusped light
over; to north and south Y-tracery bell-openings; pantiled lean-to to south
face. 2 bay buttressed nave with diagonal buttresses; to the south one
restored Y-tracery window and one 3-light square headed window under hood
mould; to the north a doorway with continuous moulding, the chamfered jambs
merging into an arch with rolls with fillets, hollows between; hood mould;
cusped ogee-headed niche over; 2 C19 Y-tracery windows. Chancel of 2 bays
with 2 square-headed windows of 2 cusped lights to the south; C19 vestry
to the north. East window of 3 lights, the mullions rising to the apex of
the arch; horizontal members in the tracery, cusped and forming complete
and partial quatrefoils. Porch to first nave bay with diagonal buttresses;
single cusped lights to east and west; archway with shafts having polygonal
abaci and bases, hollow chamfered arch with hollow to inner and outer orders
of continuous moulding with fillets and rolls; cusped niche over with hood
mould. Nave doorway with continuous chamfer merging into rolls and fillets
with hollows between; hood mould. Interior. Massive tower buttresses.
C19 roofs. Cusped piscina in south nave wall. Re-used poppy-head bench
ends. Painted screen of c1500 with brattishing to rail and saints to panels.
C19 tower arch. Restored chancel arch with polygonal shafts and chamfered
arch. Sill band to east window. C19 archway to vestry in north chancel
wall. Double piscina with lancets and shaft between; drop-sill sedilia.
Royal arms over south door. C14 font with attached shafts supporting bowl
with tracey to the panels with mouchettes.

Listing NGR: TG2793738756

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