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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1351732



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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 277918

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Chilton 1. 5377 Church of St Mary TL 84 SE 8/121 23.3.61. I

2. The church stands about 500 m south of Chilton Hall in isolation, completely surrounded by agricultural land. At one time it is considered that a village stood by the church which was cleared when a deer park was made to Chilton Hall. A C15 flint church with embattled parapets to nave and chancel. The west tower is a C16 red brick with embattled parapet, corner crocketted pinnacles and heavy angle buttresses. A plain flint porch with a moulded brick parapet projects on the south. On the north side, opening on to the chancel is the Crane Chapel with 2 table tombs, one to George Crane (d 1491) and one to Robert Crane (d 1500) and wife. There is also a wall monument to Sir Robert Crane (d 1643) and 2 wives, carved in 1626 by Gerard Christmas. Grated for its architectural and historical value.

Listing NGR: TL8896942215

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National Grid Reference: TL 88969 42215


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