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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Morningthorpe and Fritton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4858 / 52°29'8"N

Longitude: 1.2659 / 1°15'57"E

OS Eastings: 621844

OS Northings: 292556

OS Grid: TM218925

Mapcode National: GBR VJ4.2W3

Mapcode Global: VHL8Q.WSL8

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225589

Location: Morningthorpe and Fritton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Morningthorpe and Fritton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Morningthorpe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of St John the
TM 29 SW 9/1B 7.12.59


C12 round west tower, with C14 top stage with battlements, and unmoulded
tower arch with imposts. Nave and chancel with large Perpendicular windows.
C19 south porch. Interior: C19 arch-braced roofs. Decorated piscina with
ogee arch. C15 octagonal font with four lions against the stem and four
figures of angels and four lions against the bowl. Monuments: Elizabethan
tomb chest without inscription. Margaret Gostling 1723 a tablet with twisted
columns by Thomas Stayner. Building materials: flint rubble with stone dressings
and slate roofs.

Listing NGR: TM2184492556

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

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