CHURCH OF ST MARY WISTON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1351854
Date first listed:
23-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY WISTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY WISTON

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
Nayland-with-Wissington
National Grid Reference:
TL 95460 33265

Details

Nayland with Wissington 1. 5377 Church of St Mary Wiston TL 93 SE 15/597 23.3.61. I

2. A small Norman church of the C11 with a nave and apsidal chancel. At the west end there is a small timber-framed and weatherboarded belfry with a pyramid roof. Restored and altered in 1853. The Church is now faced with cement. The south door has an C11 arch enriched with lattice ornamentation in the tympanum and a single order of shafts with chevron and spiral ornamentation. The chancel has a fine C11 arch with chevron ornamentation and 1 order of shafts with spiral and lattice ornamentation. The east window has ornamented shafts and an arch with chevron ornamentation and the sanctuary has a cross vault with carved boss. The interior has a cycle of C13 wall paintings much of which survives. The font is C15, octagonal with figures and shields. Graded for its historical interest and interior features.

Listing NGR: TL9546033265

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
278349
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: 18 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11675/08
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