TG2306 : St John the Baptist's church

taken 8 years ago, near to Lakenham, Norfolk, Great Britain

St John the Baptist's church
St John the Baptist's church
St John the Baptist's church > LinkExternal link was built on the site of an older church, situated on a hill looking down on Hall Road. Because of the rapid rise in the population in the 1820s a south aisle was added to create more seating for the congregation. The church was extensively repaired in 1900 and in 1978 it was restored once again and many of the C18 wall memorials > LinkExternal link were removed. Unusually, the baptismal font > LinkExternal link was moved to the east end of the south aisle at some time in the past. It is original and dates from the 14th century. Separating the font from the organ is a modern batik by local artist Irene Ogden.
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TG2306, 198 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 30 September, 2009
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 233 061 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.4034N 1:17.8559E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 234 061
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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