CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1351751
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1978
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, THE STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Waldingfield
National Grid Reference:
TL 91203 43914

Details

THE STREET 1. 5377 (North Side) Great Waldingfield Church of St Lawrence TL 9143 23/225 23.3.61. I GV

2. A flint and stone church built at the end of the C14 by John Appleton. There is a fine west tower of 3 stages with castellated parapet and diagonal buttresses. A half octagonal staircase turret rises on the south-east corner. The nave and aisles have battlemented parapets and on the south side there is an inscription along the parapet seeking prayer, probably for the soul of John Appleton. There is some flush work and chequerboard pattern. The south porch has a castellated parapet and some flushwork ornamentation. The north porch was restored 1827-29 and the chancel was rebuilt between 1866-69 by William Butterfield. The nave roof has good moulded and carved beams and the aisles have moulded beams And joists. The communion rail was taken from the Church of St Michael, Cornhill in the City of London and is probably the work of Richard Cleere Circa 1670-75. Graded for its architectural, historical and topographical value.

Listing NGR: TL9120343914

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
278020
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: 24 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15979/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr T. P. C. Bramer. Source Historic England Archive
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