St James, Upper Street

St James, Upper Street, Stanstead, Suffolk CO10 9AU View on map

St James is grade II* listed, constructed of flint and dressed stone between early 14th century and late 15th century. The tower clock installed in 1919 is a WWI memorial. The interior has Victorian minton encaustic chancel tiles, medieval glass in north windows, 14th century portland stone font, and a 16th century bell.


Opening Arrangements

Open daily: 10am - 4pm.


In the middle of Stanstead, just off the B1066, turning is sign posted 'Hartest', approx (4 miles) from Long Melford. Rail: Approx (7 miles). Bus: No service available.

Parking Spaces


Parking available on the green adjacent to the church in dry weather by courtesy of Stanstead Parish Council.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes