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,
BA20 1HE
(01935) 427745

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Wheelchair accessible toilets

Public telephone accessible to wheelchair users

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Floodlight

Brass Rubbing
Church Open Weekdays 10am to 3pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm,Sunday 7.45am to 12.30pm
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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)
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The current editor is: John Brookes

This page was last updated on Saturday 14th December 2013
St John the Baptist : Church Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1HE

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