Monument record BUT 020 - Church of St John the Baptist

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Church of St John the Baptist.


Grid reference Centred TM 3739 5017 (89m by 102m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM35SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church of St John the Baptist. Consists of chancel, nave, S porch, W tower. Not in Domesday survey although the S doorway is Norman (C12) with good and unusual arch mould and there is a simple N door of the same date, as is lower portion of tower and nave and S porch. C14 chancel and upper tower. Scratch dial on chancel. There is a sanctus bell window in tower, a traditional font with emblems of Trinity and Passion and a simple C15 screen. All other woodwork modern. Restoration of 1867/68 (S1)(S2)(S3).
The church is thought to be included in the Domesday survey as one of the churches documented for the parish of Boyton (S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 250.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 154.
  • <S3> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, A-H, 1990.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, Domesday Churches.

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Record last edited

Jul 12 1993 12:00AM

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