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.
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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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