St John the Baptist, Yeovil

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Yeovil town centre church offering a warm welcome, main Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. with an informal service with a music group at 6.30pm
The ancient parish church of St.John the Baptist, mainly of 14th century origin, has a long history and is the focal point of the whole town. Built in the Perpendicular style it is a large and beautiful building widely known as "The Lantern of the West". It has a massive western tower, 90 feet high, which houses a ring of ten bells and the ancient sanctus bell. The church itself is surrounded by a large "closed" grassed churchyard.

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Kath Upton
St. John the Baptist Church
Church Street,
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 1HE
(01935) 427745

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Sunday School Youth Group Bell Ringing Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Grade 1 Listed Building Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Floodlighting Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Audio Visual Facilities Brass Rubbing Church Open Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Public telephone accessible to wheelchair users Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities
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Schoolrooms available for hire. Contact Kath Upton Parish Administrator

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Weekdays 10am to 3pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm,Sunday 7.45am to 12.30pm

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Clergy: The Revd James DUDLEY-SMITH
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 11034
Built: 1380 to 1405
Style of worship: Central
Our Patron: Diocesan Patronage Board
Archdeaconry: WELLS (511)
Deanery: YEOVIL (51109)
Benefice: Yeovil w Kingston Pitney (01/447BJ)
Parish Legal Name: Yeovil with Kingston Pitney (510207 1/207)
CofE Church Info: (601207 1/207)
Short URL: acny.uk/11034/
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St John the Baptist : Church Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1HE

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