CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1206619
Date first listed:
19-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, DIAL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, DIAL LANE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Ipswich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 16391 44586

Details

TM 1644 NW DIAL LANE (east side) 1/38 Church of St Lawrence 19.12.51

GV II* (star)

A Cl5 aisleless church with a tall west tower which makes a prominent landmark in the town. The nave has good perpendicular windows between buttresses, built after 1449 with the money of John Baldwyn who died in that year. The west tower was begun circa 1431 with the money of John Bottold and was practically rebuilt in 1882. Rising to a height of 97 ft it is richly ornamented with stepped openwork battlements, much flushwork, bands of quatrefoil and chequered stone and flintwork. There are large 3-light bell openings. The doorway has C15 carving. The interior has a number of C18 monuments and a brass dated 1506 of Robert Wymball, a notary, it is said to be the earliest known memorial to on of this profession.

The Church of St Lawrence forms a group with Nos 2 & 4 and Nos 8 to 12 (even).



Listing NGR: TM1639144586

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
275424
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: 23 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10096/07
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