CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1037055

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1958

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

Map

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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: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Preston St. Mary

National Grid Reference: TL 94602 50276

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History

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Details

PRESTON ST MARY CHURCH LANE 1. 5377 Church of St Mary qL 95 sv 32/915 23.1.58 I 2. A C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings, perpendicular aisles and clerestorey and a west tower which was rebuilt in 1868 after being struck by lightning in 1758. The chancel is of the C14 and the nave is C15. The north porch has very good flushwork panelling. The nave, aisles and west tower are castellated. The interior fittings include a fine carved C12 square font, the lower part of a former C14 rood screen and a low tomb recess in the north aisle. There is a C17 monument to Robert Ryece of Preston Hall (d 1638). Many of the windows have heraldic shields, said to have been made for Robert Ryece. There are also good poppyhead bench ends. Graded for its architectural and historical value.

Listing NGR: TL9460250276

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 277067

Legacy System: LBS

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