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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6299 / 52°37'47"N

Longitude: 1.2928 / 1°17'34"E

OS Eastings: 622936

OS Northings: 308666

OS Grid: TG229086

Mapcode National: GBR W8W.G8

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.T5S4

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229568

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Peter, Mancroft with St John Maddermarket

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

26.2.54 Church of St. John the Baptist
Parish Church. C14 and C15. Flint with stone and brick dressings,
ashlar faced clerestory. Slate roof and lead roof on aisles.
West tower, nave and chancel in one. North and south aisles and
porches. C19 vestry. 4-stage tower with diagonal buttresses. North
to south passage beneath tower with 3-order 2 centre arches and tierceron
vaulting. Large blocked brick west arch with 3-light perpendicular window
above. C20 belfry windows. Crenellated parapet having corner pinnacles
with statues. 4 bay nave and chancel. Three 3-light perpendicular windows
to the south aisle. 2 storeyed south porch with damaged vault inside
incorporated into the west end of the aisle. Priests door at east end of
aisle. 8 tall 3-light clerestory windows. Large C15 5-light decorated
east window. North aisle east window with cusped intersecting tracery.
2-storeyed north porch now used as chapel with outer doorway having
shield band in outer order and attached shafts. Central statue niche
with 3-light square-head window above.

Listing NGR: TG2293608666

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

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