CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1181618
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Waldingfield
National Grid Reference:
TL 92417 45158

Details

CHURCH ROAD 1. 5377 (North-East Side) Little Waldingfield Church of St Lawrence TL 9245 22/346 23.3.61. I GV

2. A C15 flint and stone church. The nave, aisles and chancel are faced in cement. The west tower is of 4 stages with diagonal buttresses and an embattled parapet, stepped up at the corners with the headless figures of priests is instead of pinnacles. The nave and aisles have embattled parapets and perpendicular windows, and at the east end of the nave there are 2 octagonal rood staircase turrets with crocketted spirelets. The south porch is of alternate courses of flint and brick and has an embattled parapet, crowstepped on front. The nave has unusual decorated arches and piers with battlemented capitals. There is a good octagonal Jacobean pulpit carved with the evangelists and monks in Benedictine habit. There are C16 brasses, one early C16 brass is to a man and wife, with 13 children The Cl5 octagonal font is carved with the emblems of the 4 Evangelists and monks in Benedictine habit. Graded for its architectural and historical value.

Listing NGR: TL9241745158

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
278128
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: 11 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08617/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr T. P. C. Bramer. Source Historic England Archive
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