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Church of St Mary, Glemsford

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 277934

OS Grid Reference: TL8341648388
OS Grid Coordinates: 583416, 248388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1034, 0.6767

Location: Churchgate, Glemsford, Suffolk CO10 7QE

Locality: Glemsford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 7QE

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Listing Text

5377 Glemsford
Church of St Mary
TL 8348 18/137 23.3.61.

A fine C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The C14 west tower,
in 3 stages, has diagonal buttresses, a castellated parapet and a 3-light
Decorated window in the upper stage. The nave arcade and clerestory
are C14 and the aisle walls, chapels and the north and south porches are
C15 with good flushwork panelling. The aisles and chancel have castellated
parapets and the windows have Perpendicular tracery. In 1447 money was
left for a south window, in 1454 for a north window and for clerestory
windows in 1474-5. The north aisle roof has carved beams and there is
a C15 carved font. Graded for its architectural historical and topographical

Listing NGR: TL8341648388

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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