CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1033597
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
Nayland-with-Wissington
National Grid Reference:
TL 97564 34223

Details

1. CHURCH LANE 5377 Nayland with Wissington Church of St James TL 9734 27/651 23.3.61. I GV

2. A stone rubble church mostly of the C15 but with a C14 chancel and west tower. The upper part of the tower and parapet was rebuilt in 1834. The nave and part of the aisles have castellated parapets. The south porch was added by William Abell a C15-C16 clothier (circa 1525) and was rebuilt in 1884. His tomb is in the church. The south aisle and octagonal rood staircase tower is mentioned in a will of 1492-93. The north door has linenfold panelling and a border carved with vine trails. The nave and aisle roofs have moulded beams and rafters and the nave beams have carved spandrels. The interior has C15 and C16 brasses and as an altarpiece a painting by Constable of Christ at the last supper (1809).

Listing NGR: TL9756434223

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
278402
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: 16 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15288/07
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