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Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church.

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Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, The church, enormous in size compared to a now small village area. As with many villages the congregation that would have once frequented this property have either died in the plague or moved away to prosper elsewhere. At Barton Turf, the graveyard used to be a lot smaller, the graveyard was extended in 1919 and a Lychgate erected. at the same time the lime trees seen today were planted. Barton Turf is dedicated to Saint Michael and All Angels, and has a north porch over its door, it also has a Parvise Chamber, this used for school children, it is not used now, because it has an uneven floor, its vaulted ceiling can be seen when entering the church. Inside is a special Art installment denoting different Saints hanging in the central aisle. The church has its rood screen, octagonal shaped font and cover and a pulpit that was made by Mr Norris Mills a carpenter from nearby village of Neatishead. Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, west tower, nave, north and south porches, north and south aisles, chancel and south chapel (S. Thomas) Nice 15th century tower with good base course, sound holes, good flint panelled parapet and figures for pinnacles. The tower stairs go up level with parapet. Good traceried west doors and niche above. There is a fireplace in north wall of tower. The 15th century south porch has a groined roof for the parvise above. It is panelled in light coloured flint and stone, and has three stooled niches over entrance. Modern roofs and benches in nave and 13th century arcades. The screens are the feature of this church. The nice coved chancel screen has a double fringe of tracery at the top, the lower part with an inscribed middle rail and twelve beautifully painted figures below. There is a 15th century font with simply traceried bowl and shaft. This church is additionally interesting as containing glass cases, in which may be seen oddities, and a fine collection of ancient books, including Tyndall's Prologues 1537 and the Geneva Bible 1560, a Breeches Bible, etc., The chancel contains a few old bench ends with poppy heads, a pillar piscina and a 15th century arcade between chancel and chapel. Two Stuart tables, in the north aisle some old bosses from the original roof.
There is a memorial to Sarah Norris 1787 by sculptor J. Ivory and De Carle.

Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church,Postcode: NR12-8YU
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
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Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,
Barton Turf, Saint Michael and All Angels Church, churchesofnorfolk by the Old Boi,