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Church of St Lawrence, Little Waldingfield

Description: Church of St Lawrence

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278128

OS Grid Reference: TL9241745158
OS Grid Coordinates: 592417, 245158
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0714, 0.8061

Location: Church Road, Little Waldingfield, Suffolk CO10 0SW

Locality: Little Waldingfield
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 0SW

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Listing Text

5377 (North-East Side)
Little Waldingfield
Church of St Lawrence
TL 9245 22/346 23.3.61.

A C15 flint and stone church. The nave, aisles and chancel are faced
in cement. The west tower is of 4 stages with diagonal buttresses and
an embattled parapet, stepped up at the corners with the headless figures
of priests is instead of pinnacles. The nave and aisles have embattled parapets
and perpendicular windows, and at the east end of the nave there are 2
octagonal rood staircase turrets with crocketted spirelets. The south
porch is of alternate courses of flint and brick and has an embattled
parapet, crowstepped on front. The nave has unusual decorated arches
and piers with battlemented capitals. There is a good octagonal Jacobean
pulpit carved with the evangelists and monks in Benedictine habit. There
are C16 brasses, one early C16 brass is to a man and wife, with 13 children
The Cl5 octagonal font is carved with the emblems of the 4 Evangelists
and monks in Benedictine habit. Graded for its architectural and historical

Listing NGR: TL9241745158

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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