Church of St John the Baptist, Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire

Address:
Main Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 4LF
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Opening times:
Open daily, 10am to 4pm in the summer months, Keyholder nearby, details on the notice at the church or please call 01223 324442 to arrange access Please note that the church will be closed on Friday, 26th October 2018 for maintenance. We do apologise for any inconvenience.
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A Fenland church filled with faces

This medieval Fenland church is filled with light and numerous carved faces peering out of the stonework. The north aisle has a thirteenth-century doorway and fourteenth-century windows. The noble nave arcades and the west tower, with its superb stone-panelled arch and vaulted ceiling, are from the fifteenth century.

Tradition has it that the chancel was destroyed by a flood in 1613 and the south aisle was largely rebuilt in about 1800. There is also a Perpendicular period octagonal font and a pulpit from 1677. The churchyard has some intricately detailed gravestones and an obelisk to John Peck, the parish constable (who died in 1851).

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