CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1030893
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Martlesham
National Grid Reference:
TM 26247 46899

Details

TM 24 NE MARTLESHAM CHURCH LANE

Church of St. Mary 2/12 16.3.66 II* GV

Parish church. West tower C15 with C14 nave and south porch. Chancel rebuilt c.1836 and east end again in 1905. Tower is of random flint and ashlar with stepped diagonal buttresses with flushwork of sacred initials at base; flushwork on battlements. Nave and chancel are of flint and stucco with plain tiled roofs. Interior of nave with heptagonal roof c.1900; original hammer beam roof was reused in rebuilt chancel. C14 octagonal font. Pulpit dated 1614; some old poppy heads remain on some benches with animals on arms. There are six divisions of the dado of the screen now on south side of chancel. A fresco to St. Christopher was uncovered c.1900 on north wall. A stained glass window in the Arts and Crafts manner by Walter J. Pearce is dated 1903. II* for tower.



Listing NGR: TM2624746899

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
285039
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04936/23
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