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Church of St Mary, Braiseworth

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281587

OS Grid Reference: TM1335471778
OS Grid Coordinates: 613354, 271778
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3027, 1.1279

Location: Braiseworth, Suffolk IP23 7DS

Locality: Braiseworth
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7DS

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Listing Text

TM 17 SW
1/2 Church of St Mary

-- II
Former parish church, now redundant. 1857-8 by E.B. Lamb, incorporating C12
doorways from the old church (qv. Item 1/13). Nave, chancel, south porch,
north vestry. Flint rubble with stone dressings. Plaintiled roof with ridge
tiles. Neo-Norman style. Round-headed windows in groups of one, 2 and 3.
Apse lit by 7 small windows. West end has a group of 3 lancet windows above
which is an octfoil circular window, all within an arched recess. Gabled bell
turret. Good re-used south nave doorway of C12, the arch slightly pointed:
continuous inner order of zig-zag; one order of colonnettes with carved
capitals, supporting a further order of carving to the arch; continuous outer
band of carved motifs, gabled over the arch. Entrance arch of porch re-uses a
simpler C12 doorway. 2 gabled dormers in north nave and south chancel are
additions of early C20. Interior. Tiled window reveals with deep rere-
arches. Early C17 pulpit.

Listing NGR: TM1335471778

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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