St John the Baptist


This is a major Grade I Norman church although the exterior apart from the tower is mainly Perpendicular.

About this church

There is good Norman rib vaulting in the chancel and an elaborate Beauchamp chapel of 1492 enclosing a set of Norman corbels. The stained glass windows are mainly Victorian.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven
  • Social heritage stories
  • National heritage here
  • Famous connections

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • Car park at church
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets in church
  • Non-accessible toilets in church
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

Upcoming special events at St John the Baptist

Other nearby churches


St Leonard

The church is mainly 14th century with Perpendicular tower and south aisle.

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