Church of St John the Baptist, Parsons Drove, Cambridgeshire

Main Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 4LF
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Open daily, 10am to 4pm. For enquiries about this church, please contact Karen Moore on 07876 324 554 or [email protected]
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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).