CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1032106
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, BECCLES ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, BECCLES ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
Parish:
Barnby
National Grid Reference:
TM 48073 89938

Details

BARNBY BECCLES ROAD TM 48 NE 2/1 Church of St. John the - Baptist

- II*

Parish church. Medieval, restored 1882. Nave and chancel (in one), west tower, north porch. Flint rubble with remains of plasterwork; brick quoins to west end, otherwise stone dressings. Thatched roof. Square unbuttressed tower, probably C14, with 2-light west window; C15 belfry stage with 2-light openings; crenellated parapet. C13 nave and chancel, the windows mainly with Y-tracery (some renewed); 2 renewed lancet windows at west end. In the south east wall is an original double lancet window, now blocked. 3-light east window with intersecting tracery (restored). Unmoulded north doorway, blocked south doorway in brick. Pebbledash-rendered porch, probably C19. Interior. C19 boarded ceiling. C13 octagonal font bowl of Purbeck marble, with 2 shallow blank arches to each face. The banner stave locker in the south west nave retains its original pierced traceried door, a unique survival. In the south nave are remains of 3 C15 wall paintings depicting the Crucifixion, the Works of Mercy around a figure of Christ, and St. Christopher; there is a further small painting on the north wall. Arms of George IV dated 1825 in base of tower.

Listing NGR: TM4807389938

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
282030
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00422/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David W. Collins. Source Historic England Archive
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