CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1181580
Date first listed:
19-Dec-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, GREAT BRADLEY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, GREAT BRADLEY

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
St. Edmundsbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Bradley
National Grid Reference:
TL 67425 53170

Details

GREAT BRADLEY TL 65 SE GREAT BRADLEY Church of St Mary 5/202

19.12.61 II*

The nave and chancel are mainly C14 although the walling is of the C12 and the chancel arch is C13. The East end was shortened in the C18. The Church is built of random flint and stone and is now mostly stuccoed over. The West Tower isC14, with angle buttresses, castellated parapet and knapped flint and stone chequer work in the base. An octagonal staircase turret rises above the parapet on the South-east corner. The stone weathering of the buttresses are carved with figures of animals and heraldic devices. An old flue from the priests chamber in the tower has a baffle stone outlet about 20 ft up. There is a good late Norman South door with spiral fluted shafts, decorated capitals and some zig-zag ornamentation in the arch. The South porch is Early Tudor, in red brick with a crow stepped gable with arched niches. The North Door is Norman, plain, with scalloped capitals to the shafts. Roof tiled, with King Post roof trusses. There is a good C14 piscina with an ogee arch and a head. The font is C15, octagonal with sides carved with quatrefoil rosettes and with a panelled shaft. The pulpit is C18, octagonal, with a sounding board behind.



Listing NGR: TL6742553170

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
283122
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: 27 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/12115/04
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