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© Mr John Harris LRPS

IoE Number: 278507
Location: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, RECTORY LANE
  SHIMPLING, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr John Harris LRPS
Date Photographed: 20 June 2002
Date listed: 23 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 23 March 1961
Grade I

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RECTORY LANE5377ShimplingChurch of St GeorgeTL 85 SE 4/76223.3.61.I

RECTORY LANE 1. 5377 Shimpling Church of St George TL 85 SE 4/762 23.3.61. I 2. The parish church, approached by an avenue of limes from Rectory Lane. A C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The west tower has diagonal buttresses and a castellated parapet. The south aisle also has a castellated parapet and a gabled porch projects at the west end. The C14-C15 font has a pillared shaft and octagonal bowl with tracery and shields. The south door to the chancel has a frieze of dog tooth ornamentation on the inside and there are fragments of old glass, both probably remains of an older church possibly C12. Graded for its architectural and historical value.

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