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© Mr E.M Trendell ARPS

IoE Number: 226745
Location: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, HELLINGTON HILL (west side)
  HELLINGTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr E.M Trendell ARPS
Date Photographed: 31 July 2000
Date listed: 05 September 1960
Date of last amendment: 05 September 1960
Grade I

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HELLINGTONHELLINGTON HILL, WestTG 30 SWSideChurch of St. Johnthe Baptist2/38

HELLINGTON HELLINGTON HILL, West TG 30 SW Side Church of St. John the Baptist 2/38 5.9.60 - I Parish church. Fabric mainly 12th and 14th century with later roofs over nave and chancel. Flint and brick with limestone dressings. Slate roofs to nave and chancel, black glazed pantiles over porch. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch. 12th century round west tower with 14th century 2- light bell openings. later embattled parapet with brick dressings and coping. Fine 14th century south porch, now much patched and repaired, with large diagonally-set niches flanking entrance. Entrance arch on trefoil responds; remains of niche above. The east and west walls of the porch each have three closely set openings with cusped arches. South doorway 12th century very elaborate: three orders of shafts with scallop and volute capitals, arch of three orders with fillets between the major orders. Nave and chancel windows generally early 14th century with a rich variety of Decorated motifs; ball-flower and head stops to hood moulds. Restored 5-light east window. Parapeted east gable on moulded stone kneelers, with gable cross. One square headed north nave window of two lights, subdivided in head. Hood mould with headstops. North wall of chancel rebuilt in brick with pilaster-buttresses and large staged buttress at north-east corner. 12th century north doorway with two orders of shafts. Interior: window reveals have attached shafts and hoodmoulds on headstops. Chancel arch on responds with foliage capitals. 14th century piscina in south east corner of chancel, with two arches and central shaft. Memorial slab with brass inset to Sir Anthony Gaudy d.March 30th, 1642. Some fragments of medieval glass in south chancel window. Semi- circular tower arch, unmoulded, with slab imposts. Octagonal font with quatrefoiled panels around bowl and panelled stem.

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