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Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bildeston

Description: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276166

OS Grid Reference: TL9856749208
OS Grid Coordinates: 598567, 249208
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1055, 0.8981

Location: Church Road, Bildeston, Suffolk IP7 7EE

Locality: Bildeston
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 7EE

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Listing Text

Church of St
Mary Magdalene
TL 9849 51/18 23.1.58.
A C15 and C16 church which stands on high ground about ½ mile to the
west of the town. Built in flint and rubble with stone dressings. The
west tower collapsed in 1975 and the nave has been temporarily repaired.
There is a good 2 storeyed south porch with flushwork. Above the entrance
there is a small priests chamber which is open to the nave with a gallery,
the doorway is ornamented with crowns and shields etc. The nave roof
has alternating moulded and castellated tie beams and hammer beams. Graded
for its historical value and architectural detail, mainly the roof and

Listing NGR: TL9856749208

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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