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Description: St Edmunds Church
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 229091
OS Grid Reference: TG2333509164
OS Grid Coordinates: 623335, 309164
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6342, 1.2990
TG 2309 SW FISHERGATE
5.6.72 St. Edmunds Church
Former parish church now redundant. C15 and C16. Flint with stone and
brick dressings. Slate roof. West tower. Nave and chancel in one.
South aisle and south chapel. North porch and C19 vestry. 3-stage tower
with 2-stage diagonal buttresses. 3-light perpendicular west window.
Square sound holes with rose tracery and 2-light cusped belfry windows.
Flat parapet. 2 and 3-light perpendicular windows to nave. Single-storey
porch with gable and single angle buttresses. Scar of rood turret on
north wall. Tower arch. Fine butt-purlin roof with attached arch-braces
springing from wall-posts. Curving well-braces spring from alternate wall-posts.
Carved bosses at the intersection of the ridge-piece and principal rafters.
Building sequence:- In 1441 a south chapel was added to the aisle-less nave
and chancel. This now forms the central part of the aisle. Late C15 the
chapel was extended to form the south aisle and in the early C16 extended east
to form chancel aisle.
Listing NGR: TG2333509164
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Source: English Heritage
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