CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1230211
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Farnham
National Grid Reference:
TM 36252 59970

Details

TM 35 NE FARNHAM CHURCH ROAD

4/36 Church of St. Mary 7.12.66

- II*

Parish church. Nave, chancel, west tower. Mainly coursed flint with stone dressings, some repairs in red brick; brick tower; pantiled roofs to nave and chancel. 4 stage tower, late C15 or early C16, the upper stage with semi- circular headed bell chamber openings and crenellated parapet probably C19; diagonal buttresses to west face; good 2-light west window in brick. South nave wall with C12 slit window with deep splay, also a larger blocked C12 window (now partly obscured by a C19 buttress) and broad lancet window of early C14; 4 heavy sloping brick buttresses added in late C19 restoration when south doorway was blocked. North nave wall with a further C12 slit window and 2 renewed C15 windows; doorway within late C19 shallow timber porch with gabled roof; plain C12 arch to interior. C14 chancel: 2 broad lancets and Priest's doorway in south wall and good 2-light east window. Nave with C15 or C16 scissor-braced roof, moulded wallplate; chancel with common rafter roof with additional bracing to collars. Good set of early C19 box pews with original fittings; matching pulpit; modern font in C13 style. 2 traceried panels of the rood screen are mounted on the west wall of the nave. Original stairs to rood loft in north nave wall; holy water stoup in south nave wall (by former doorway), piscina with moulded segmental-arched head in south sanctuary wall. Graded II* for surviving medieval work and for interior fittings.

Listing NGR: TM3625259970

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
405078
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: 14 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14234/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hubert Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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