CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1033556
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, RECTORY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, RECTORY LANE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
Shimpling
National Grid Reference:
TL 85964 51289

Details

RECTORY LANE 1. 5377 Shimpling Church of St George TL 85 SE 4/762 23.3.61. I

2. The parish church, approached by an avenue of limes from Rectory Lane. A C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The west tower has diagonal buttresses and a castellated parapet. The south aisle also has a castellated parapet and a gabled porch projects at the west end. The C14-C15 font has a pillared shaft and octagonal bowl with tracery and shields. The south door to the chancel has a frieze of dog tooth ornamentation on the inside and there are fragments of old glass, both probably remains of an older church possibly C12. Graded for its architectural and historical value.

Listing NGR: TL8596451289

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
278507
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: 20 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/02895/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Harris. Source Historic England Archive
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