CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1198791
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THE STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Darsham
National Grid Reference:
TM 42090 69920

Details

TM 46 NW DARSHAM THE STREET (north side)

6/32 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS 7.12.66 GV I

Parish Church. Medieval, restored 1879 and 1887. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch. Mainly coursed flint rubble, stone dressings, south wall of nave and chancel plastered; plaintiled roofs. C15 square tower: 4 stages and crenellated parapet; diagonal buttresses with flush work decoration; restored 3-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings, parapet with 2 bands of flushwork divided by a string course. Nave with C15 windows, 2 to north and 3 to south; blocked C12 north doorway with remains of arch; porch rebuilt 1887; C12 south doorway to nave, much restored but with original shafts and capitals. South chancel with 2 early C15 windows and C13 Priest's doorway; north chancel with 3 late C19 lancet windows. C15 arch-braced nave roof of 6 bays; chancel roof with moulded wallplate and plaster ceiling. Good early C15 octagonal font with well preserved carved panels and stem; base step with original inscription. Nave with 18 C15 poppyhead bench ends, 14 of them with traceried panelling; 2 further poppyhead bench ends in chancel; early C17 pulpit and holy table; Royal Arms of George IV over north doorway; cinquefoil headed niche to splay of central south nave window. North chancel with fine wall monument to Sir Thomas Bedingfield (d.1660): albaster and marble, with flanking columns supporting a pediment with 2 reclining figures; portrait brass on chancel floor to Ann Bedingfield (d.1641); late C19 stained glass to chancel and south nave. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

Listing NGR: TM4209069920

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285627
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: 09 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15109/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Durrant. Source Historic England Archive
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