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Church of All Saints, Somerton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278525

OS Grid Reference: TL8108653015
OS Grid Coordinates: 581086, 253015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1457, 0.6451

Location: Somerton, Suffolk IP29 4ND

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4ND

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Listing Text

5377 Somerton
Church of All Saints
TL 85 SW 3/781 23.3.61.

A small C13 flint church with a blocked Norman north doorway with 1 order
of shafts with scalloped heads. The west tower has diagonal buttresses
and a castellated parapet with flint and stone chequer work. The chancel
and chancel chapel are early C14. The east window is perpendicular, with
early C14 shafting on the inside. There is a shafted squint. The interior
has a fine octagonal Jacobean pulpit with ornamented panels, and a Jacobean
or early Stuart communion rail. The C15 octagonal font is carved with
rose and shields. Graded for its architectural and historical interest.

Listing NGR: TL8108653015

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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