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Church of St James, Nayland-with-Wissington

Description: Church of St James

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278402

OS Grid Reference: TL9756434223
OS Grid Coordinates: 597564, 234223
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9714, 0.8748

Location: 14 Church Lane, Nayland, Suffolk CO6 4JG

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

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Listing Text

Nayland with Wissington
Church of St James
TL 9734 27/651 23.3.61.

A stone rubble church mostly of the C15 but with a C14 chancel and west
tower. The upper part of the tower and parapet was rebuilt in 1834.
The nave and part of the aisles have castellated parapets. The south
porch was added by William Abell a C15-C16 clothier (circa 1525) and was
rebuilt in 1884. His tomb is in the church. The south aisle and octagonal
rood staircase tower is mentioned in a will of 1492-93. The north door
has linenfold panelling and a border carved with vine trails. The nave
and aisle roofs have moulded beams and rafters and the nave beams have
carved spandrels. The interior has C15 and C16 brasses and as an altarpiece
a painting by Constable of Christ at the last supper (1809).

Listing NGR: TL9756434223

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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