Church of St John the Baptist, Pilton

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Church of St John the Baptist
Pilton church.jpg
Church of St John the Baptist, Pilton is located in Somerset
Church of St John the Baptist, Pilton
Location within Somerset
General information
Town or city Pilton
Country England
Coordinates 51°09′54″N 2°35′23″W / 51.1650°N 2.5898°W / 51.1650; -2.5898
Completed 11th century

The Church of St John the Baptist in Pilton, Somerset, England, dates from the 11th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.[1]

The present Norman and Medieval structure, may stand on the site of an earlier wattle and daub church built by the early missionaries.

In 2011 a new lighting system was installed at a cost of £17,000 with financial support from Glastonbury Festival and Viridor Landfill Communities Fund.[2]

The Anglican parish is part of the benfice of Pilton with Croscombe, North Wootton and Dinder within the archdeaconry of Wells.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Church of St John the Baptist". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Church sees the light thanks to donation from music festival". This is Somerset. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pilton: St John the Baptist, Pilton". Church of England. Retrieved 18 November 2012.