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Church of St George, Shimpling

Description: Church of St George

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278507

OS Grid Reference: TL8596451289
OS Grid Coordinates: 585964, 251289
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1286, 0.7154

Location: Aveley Lane, Shimpling, Suffolk IP29 4HF

Locality: Shimpling
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4HF

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Listing Text

5377 Shimpling
Church of St George
TL 85 SE 4/762 23.3.61.

The parish church, approached by an avenue of limes from Rectory Lane.
A C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The west tower has diagonal
buttresses and a castellated parapet. The south aisle also has a castellated
parapet and a gabled porch projects at the west end. The C14-C15 font
has a pillared shaft and octagonal bowl with tracery and shields. The
south door to the chancel has a frieze of dog tooth ornamentation on the
inside and there are fragments of old glass, both probably remains of
an older church possibly C12. Graded for its architectural and historical

Listing NGR: TL8596451289

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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