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© Mr T. P. C. Bramer

IoE Number: 276496
Location: CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, CHURCH STREET
  GROTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr T. P. C. Bramer
Date Photographed: 11 June 2002
Date listed: 23 January 1958
Date of last amendment: 23 January 1958
Grade I

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GROTONCHURCH STREET5377Church ofSt BartholomewTL 9541 59/34823.1.58

GROTON CHURCH STREET 1. 5377 Church of St Bartholomew TL 9541 59/348 23.1.58 GV 2. A C15 flint building with stone dressings. The lower part of the west tower is C13. Restored in the C19 and C20. The west tower has diagonal buttresses and a castellated parpaet with flint panel work. The nave, aisles and south porch have castellated parapets. The main historical interest lies in its connection with the Winthrop family of which John Winthrop (d 1649) was the leader of the Puritan emigration to New England in 1630. He founded the city of Boston and was the first governor of the state of Massachusetts, USA. Graded for its historical interest.

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