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CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1032106

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, BECCLES ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barnby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 282030

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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

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National Grid Reference: TM 48073 89938

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