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Description: Church of St Edmund
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 197933
OS Grid Reference: TF3682013228
OS Grid Coordinates: 536820, 313228
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6994, 0.0233
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SUTTON ST. EDMUND BROADGATE ROAD
TF 31 SE
9/87 Church of
Parish church. Rebuilt 1795 with some mid C19 alterations and
extensions, 1987 extension. Red brick with ashlar dressings.
Concrete tile roof to all but the tower which is lead. Pediment
formed by ashlar bands in the west nave. Dentil eaves and
continuous ashlar impost band to all but the tower. Set on an
ashlar plinth. Tower, nave, south porch, vestry, polygonal
chancel. Tower of 2 stages with ashlar band and set on an ashlar
plinth. Topped with C20 planked rectangular lantern with moulded
lead roof and single round arched louvred opening to each side.
West side of tower with round arched doorway with keystone and
impost stones. Panelled door. Over the band is a single blocked
segmental arched window opening. North and south sides with
blind round archways with keystone and impost stones, the south
side with some glazing. The north side contanined within the
projecting C20 vestry. Over the band are single circular lights,
being blocked to the north and with glazing to the south. The
north nave has 3 round arched windows with lead glazing bars and
keystones. North chancel has a single blind round arched
recessed panel with keystone. The east side has a single round
arched window with flush ashlar quoin surround and the southside
a single round arched casement with lead glazing bars and
keystone. To the left is a segmental arched blocked doorway.
The south nave has 3 round arched C19 windows with ashlar plate
tracery, each window with 2 pointed arched lights. Continuous
moulded brick hood mould. To the left is the slightly projecting
C19 porch with ashlar coped gable and single cross finial. 2
colonnettes with decorative capitals support a moulded brick
arch. Inner moulded pointed arched doorway with plank door and
ashlar tympanum. Interior. Panelled west gallery supported on
single pair of rectangular piers, dentil cornice. Segmental
arched doorway to the tower with similar smaller doorway to the
right. Basket arched tower arch. Panelled box pews. Tower with
staircase to gallery with turned newel. Memorials include: to
Francis Taylor, 1818, this is surmounted by a broken pediment
with urn. That to Jane Taylor, 1823, is flanked by tapering
pilasters and topped with a decorated urn. Joseph Taylor, 1816,
this is flanked by pilasters and is topped with a sarcophagus.
Benjamin Taylor, 1803, the apron is decorated with brackets and a
shield. Michael Cole, 1812, is in the form of a sarcophagus
topped with an urn. Adlard Squire Stukeley, 1768, this is
surmounted by a sarcophagus. That to Thomas Griffin is topped
with a broken pediment with urn.
Listing NGR: TF3682013228
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Source: English Heritage
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