Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 277859
OS Grid Reference: TL8248450465
OS Grid Coordinates: 582484, 250465
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1224, 0.6642
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Church of All Saints
TL 85 SW 3/62 23.3.61.
A small but interesting church built of flint and stone, mainly of the
C15. The west tower has stone rusticated quoins and a castellated parapet.
The chancel has interesting Jacobean hammer beam roof trusses and there
is a fine octagonal pulpit with tester and a parclose screen with balusters,
arches and achievements, of the same period. The communion rail is 3
sides with twisted balusters. The church contains many fine monuments
including painted wood effigies on a table tomb and memorials to members
of the Poley family of Boxted Hall, in the C18 north-east chapel. These
include an alabaster monument erected in 1725 to Sir John Poley d 1638
and Dame Abigal, it has full size standing figures in niched arches and
pediments. At the west end of the nave there are 2 C16 pews. Graded for its
architectural and historical value.
Listing NGR: TL8248450465
Source: English Heritage
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