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Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.



Grimston Saint Botolph Church, An attractive church, both inside and out, placed on the outskirts of this vibrant village close to King's Lynn. With it's 91 foot tall tower, it can be seen for miles, this surely the idea when planning its build. Built in different centuries, its west faced tower of a mid-15th century, It's beautiful window lights, and its porch, added in the 15th century with it's own niche for the Saint Botolph, The transepts were built in the Decorated Period, probably between 1320-1335 by Sir Benedict de Breccles and his wife Alice. The nave buit with one bay longer and was associated with them too, the chancel another of their plans! It has a priest's doorway that is Early English. It has a vestry on the north side, built in 1856. It has a date stone where an earlier school room stood of 1631. The roof with great renovations of periods 1889 and 1895, this by the then Rev.J Fowler under the architects Bodley and Garner. It has arcading dated from the 13th century, with quatrefoil piers, the four shafts almost detached from each other. Grimston Saint Botolph's Church has a beautifully toned ring of 6 bells, these cast by William Osborn of Downham Market in 1816. In 1979 they were rehung when a concrete ring beam was inserted below the belfry windows. The church has a consecration cross painted on its south wall, this has survived 750 years, there is also a corbel with a figure on the arch into the transept. There is another the other side. The font is Early English, has a plain bowl and stands on five circular shafts, with one that is central. Rood screens has 15th century paintings, with some original carvings, though some is a later Victorian restore. The benches show fine carvings.

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Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
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Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
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Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.
Grimston Saint Botolph Church.