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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Brettenham

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276341

OS Grid Reference: TL9672654200
OS Grid Coordinates: 596726, 254200
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1510, 0.8741

Locality: Brettenham
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 7QR

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
the Virgin
TL 95 SE 33/194 23.1.58
A flint church with stone dressings. Mainly of the C14, some C15 work.
Restored in the C19. The west tower is built on the south side of the
nave and the lower stage is the south porch. Diagonal buttresses and
a castellated parapet. Roofs slate. The nave has arched trusses with
short wall posts with moulded caps and bases on stone corbels and there
is a castellated wall plate. There is a good C14 octagonal font with
ogee panels and a C17 carved cover. The C17 communion rail has twisted
balusters. The chancel is restored. Graded for its architectural and
historical value.

Listing NGR: TL9672654200

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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