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Church of St Mary at the Quay, Ipswich

Description: Church of St Mary at the Quay

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 275487

OS Grid Reference: TM1651444095
OS Grid Coordinates: 616514, 244095
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0529, 1.1565

Location: A1022, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1BZ

Locality: Ipswich
Local Authority: Ipswich Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP4 1BZ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Area of middle and late Saxon town between Turret Lane and Star Lane, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

In the entry for :-

1. 3/96
1260 4/96 KEY STREET
The Boys Brigade HQ
(formerly listed as
Church of
St Mary-at-the-Quay)

the address shall be amened to read:

Church of
St Mary-at-the-Quay



The Boys Brigade HQ
(formerly listed as
Church of St Mary-at-the-Quay)
TM 1644 SW 3/96
TM 1644 SE 4/96 19.12.51.


A C15 Church begun after 1448 when money was bequeathed for its building,
now used as a headquarters for the Boys' Brigade. Flint with stone dressings,
the exterior os perpendicular. It has a tall nave with north and south aisles
with perpendicular windows and a heavy west tower with diagonal buttresses
and flushwork ornamentation to the upper part, which was rebuilt in the C20.
The nave has a fine double hammer beam roof with the wall posts bearing carved

Listing NGR: TM1651444095

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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