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Ruin of Charnel House About 10 Metres South of the South Aisle of Church of St Mary, Mildenhall

Description: Ruin of Charnel House About 10 Metres South of the South Aisle of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275845

OS Grid Reference: TL7104574579
OS Grid Coordinates: 571045, 274579
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3426, 0.5095

Location: 22 B1102, Mildenhall, Suffolk IP28 7ED

Locality: Mildenhall
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 7ED

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Listing Text


12/36 Ruin of Charnel House, -
about 10m. south of the
7.5.54 south aisle of Church of
- St. Mary.
(Formerly listed as Remains
II of Chapel in Churchyard)

Ruined charnel house, 1387, for Ralph de Walsham. Flint rubble with freestone
dressings. The main feature is a late C19 moulded arched doorway in the C13
Gothic style, added when the ruin was adapted for the vault of the Read family;
framed by the doorway is a limestone slab inscribed with epitaphs to several of
their number. To right are remains of steps up to the chapel of St. Michael
which was built above the charnel house.

Listing NGR: TL7104574579

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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