St John the Baptist

The approach to St John the Baptist church is unsurpassed in all Lincolnshire, with its stately lime trees lining the way to a fine oak lychgate and a beautiful churchyard.

Great Carlton, Lincolnshire

Opening times

Open daily 10am to 4pm.


Main Road
Great Carlton
LN11 8JY

The villages of Great and Little Carlton have a long history dating back to Neolithic times. Artefacts from that period are on display within the main body of the church. It is an outstanding example of Victorian workmanship with a very special reredos awaiting those who visit.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access throughout

  • Dog friendly

  • Church of England

  • Repair Grant, £13,000, 2007

  • Our Repair Grants funded urgent repair work to help keep churches open.

  • Repair Grant, £5,000, 2009

  • Our Repair Grants funded urgent repair work to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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St Edith

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