St George's Church, Shimpling, Norfolk

Address:
Shimpling, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4UF
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Opening times:
Open daily, 10am - 5pm
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A church with perfect proportions

Away from the village, down a track through fields, St George's has a lovely view towards a nearby wood. With its Norman round tower, octagonal upper stage and a little spire added in 1863, Shimpling is essentially a beautifully proportioned building, sympathetically restored by E C Lee between 1867-1874. Items of note include an octagonal fifteenth-century font and some pieces of Medieval stained glass.

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  • Access information
    Open Countryside. The Church is half a mile down an unmade up bridle way. Rough Grass across the churchyard. Low step down into church.
  • Facilities & Hire
    Due to the historic nature of the building there is no heating, running water or toilet facilities. The church is lit by natural light
  • Directions
    4 miles north-east of Diss, off A140. Follow Historic Church sign in Shimpling
  • Transport

    Nearest railway station: Diss (2.6 miles)

  • History & Further Information

    Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.

    Norfolk County Guide 2012

    This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Norfolk. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.

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