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Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
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TL 95972 61605


DRINKSTONE THE STREET TL 96 SE 1/29 Church of All Saints - 15.11.54 - II* Parish church, c.1330-50. Tower added c.1760. Restored by E.C. Hakewill 1866- 72. Nave, chancel, north and south aisles, south porch, west tower. Mainly random flint rubble with parapet gables and dressings of frees tone. Slated roofs. The chancel has good windows of c.1330 with net-tracery (east window restored), one is an insertion of later C14. North priests doorway also c.1330. Nave and aisles of mid C14, with several 2-light side windows with segmental-pointed heads and hoodmoulds; carved stonework to copings and buttresses. Mid C14 porch, much restored: shafted outer doorway. Inner south doorway of c.1350 with 3 orders of continuous mouldings, and to right an ogee- headed stoup. Original plank doors with C19 battening. Interior: C14 sedilia and piscina, much restored. Chancel roof canted and ceiled, possibly rebuilt C19. Plain chancel arch of c.1350-70, and rood loft stair to south with two doorways. 3-bay C14 nave arcades: octagonal piers with moulded capitals. In the south aisle are two mutilated C14 image stools. Some C14 decorated floor tiles in the nave. Good C15 rood screen, complete up to rood beam and fully coloured, some of which is unrestored. C13 font: the octagonal bowl has shallow twin arches on each face and has supporting colonnettes. A C14 tomb chest with traceried sides is beneath the north arcade. 4 plain C15 poppyhead benches at rear of nave. Two C18 wall tablets are built into the south aisle exterior wall face, and another in the west face of the tower. West tower is entirely of red brick with burnt headers at low level, dentilled bands at floor levels, and diagonal buttresses. (c.p. Old Rectory, c.1760, Item No.1/25).

Listing NGR: TL9597261605


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

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Date: 22 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08499/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. C. A Seinet. Source Historic England Archive
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