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Church of St. John Evangelist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ovington, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.587 / 52°35'13"N

Longitude: 0.8408 / 0°50'26"E

OS Eastings: 592544

OS Northings: 302594

OS Grid: TF925025

Mapcode National: GBR RB7.WYS

Mapcode Global: WHKRB.W7KJ

Entry Name: Church of St. John Evangelist

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220093

Location: Ovington, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Ovington

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Ovington St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 90 SW

1/56 Church of St. John Evangelist

16.7.58 II*

Parish Church. C12 remodelled c.1300 restored 1867. Rubblestone with ashlar
quoins and white pantiles. West tower and continuous nave and chancel. Square
tower with 2-light west window and belfry windows over flushwork panels with
shields. Single lancet to ringing chamber at north. Staircase turret to south.
Hipped slate roof. South door C12. Single order shafts with incised scalloped
capitals and roll moulded arch with billet. Triangular stoup to right. Nave
south windows varied : square headed 2-light with hood mould, Norman round
headed, pointed lancet and 2-light Y tracery. Chancel with Y tracery: 2-light
to south, 3-light to east, 2-light to north. North nave 2 2-light lozenge
windows flank 3-light Perpendicular under 4-centred arch and C19 hood mould.
One blocked lancet and blocked north door. Boxed eaves. Interior with low
C14 tower arch with wave mouldings. Continuous moulded wall plates with billet,
raised at sanctuary. Wall posts to principals on braces. Secondary rafters
and single moulded butt purlins. Plastered arched ceiling. Low piscina in
chancel. C14 octagonal font on shafted plinth with carved angels and encircled

Listing NGR: TF9254402594

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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