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Church of St Mary Wiston, Nayland-with-Wissington

Description: Church of St Mary Wiston

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278349

OS Grid Reference: TL9546033265
OS Grid Coordinates: 595460, 233265
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9635, 0.8437

Location: Wissington, Nayland, Suffolk CO6 4LX

Locality: Nayland-with-Wissington
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 4LX

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Listing Text

Nayland with Wissington
Church of St Mary Wiston
TL 93 SE 15/597 23.3.61.

A small Norman church of the C11 with a nave and apsidal chancel. At
the west end there is a small timber-framed and weatherboarded belfry
with a pyramid roof. Restored and altered in 1853. The Church is now
faced with cement. The south door has an C11 arch enriched with lattice
ornamentation in the tympanum and a single order of shafts with chevron
and spiral ornamentation. The chancel has a fine C11 arch with chevron
ornamentation and 1 order of shafts with spiral and lattice ornamentation.
The east window has ornamented shafts and an arch with chevron ornamentation
and the sanctuary has a cross vault with carved boss. The interior has
a cycle of C13 wall paintings much of which survives. The font is C15,
octagonal with figures and shields. Graded for its historical interest
and interior features.

Listing NGR: TL9546033265

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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