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Description: Church of St James
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
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1. CHURCH LANE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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