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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Bressingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.3854 / 52°23'7"N

Longitude: 1.0492 / 1°2'57"E

OS Eastings: 607604

OS Northings: 280754

OS Grid: TM076807

Mapcode National: GBR THP.G2D

Mapcode Global: VHL96.49JN

Plus Code: 9F4392PX+5M

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225004

Location: Bressingham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP22

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bressingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bressingham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of St John
The Baptist
TM 08 SE 18/1 7.12.59


Late C13 fabric, refashioned in early C16. Flint, partly rendered. Nave
with good clerestory with flushwork panelling and 8 Perpendicular windows.
North and south aisles. Late C13 chancel. West tower with polygonal stair
turret, and flushwork panelling on base, diagonal butttresses, embattled
parapet with pinnacles. West window with carved shields in spandrels and
flanked by niches. Bellcote on east gable of nave. South porch.
Interior: four bay Decorated arcade with octagonal piers and double-chamfered
arches. Early C16 hammerbeam roof. Octagonal font early .Jacobean
pulpit with strapwork. Imd to late C16 benches. Box pews. Some early
stained glass in east window.

Listing NGR: TM0760480754

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

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