It is centred on a crossroads 1⁄2 mile (4⁄5 km) south of Rockland St. Mary and around 61⁄2 miles (10.5 km) southeast of Norwich. The road north leads to Rockland St. Mary, south leads to the church and to Hellington Corner on the A146. East and west from the crossroads are both no through roads; east leading to Hellington Hall, a Grade II Listed 17th-century country house, and Low Common and west leading to Holverston.
The church, St John the Baptist, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk, and is a Grade I listed building . It contains a bronze war memorial to the dead and serving soldiers from World War I (memorial details).