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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Wellington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9812 / 50°58'52"N

Longitude: -3.2253 / 3°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 314080

OS Northings: 120910

OS Grid: ST140209

Mapcode National: GBR LW.LDQH

Mapcode Global: FRA 464J.19T

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270011

Location: Wellington, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Wellington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wellington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

(Northwest side)


Tall west tower with pinnacled top and stair turret on south face. Red sandstone. Mostly C15, with very tall nave and clerestory windows. Short chancel (re-built 1847) has interesting early tracery to east window (C13). South door and porch C13 or early C14. Fine Popham tomb, 1607. Interior has a ceiled wagon roof and 2 late C18 west galleries in aisles.
[No {(l,} Church of St John the Baptist and Gatepiers and gates at churchyard]
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Listing NGR: ST1408320913

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

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