CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1030924
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, HIGH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, HIGH ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Trimley St. Mary
National Grid Reference:
TM 27691 36991

Details

TM 23 NE TRIMLEY ST MARY HIGH ROAD (NE side)

2/21 Church of St. Mary 16.3.66 GV II

Parish Church early C14. Tower rebuilt c.1430-50 and south porch probably of same date. Nave and chancel heavily restored in mid C19 when the vestry was built. Septaria repaired with red brick and rendered, plain tile roofs. Tower originally 3 stage; upper stage rebuilt in 1960 and rendered; the original C14 west doorway has square hood mould with frieze of shields above also C14; in the spandrels are shields bearing arms of Sir William de riernon, Cavendish and Chawdrey. Late C19 window above west door in perpendicular style. North doorway C14 is flanked by corbel heads with head at apex of ogee arch. The tower has diagonal buttresses. The C15 south porch has original perpendicular lateral windows. Good interior: C13 chancel and C15 tower arches. Chancel arch has moulded shafts and hood moulds with mortice holes for the former rood screen. There is a blocked upper entrance to the rood loft stairs marked by the arch in the north wall. C15 piscina in south wall of the sanctuary. Near the south door is a C15 bench with carved poppy heads; a similar bench has been made into a litary desk and stands under the tower. In vestry C17 Holy Table. The church is said to have been founded in the C13 by Thomas de Brotherton, son of Edward I.

Listing NGR: TM2769136991

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285002
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00550/17
Rights: Copyright IoE R H MacMillan. Source Historic England Archive
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