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Church of All Saints, Hemley

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285028

OS Grid Reference: TM2855242352
OS Grid Coordinates: 628552, 242352
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0324, 1.3306

Location: Mill Road, Hemley, Suffolk IP12 4QD

Locality: Hemley
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP12 4QD

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Listing Text




Parish Church. Tower late C15; original nave and chancel C14, were totally
rebuilt c.1889 by F. Barnes reusing the old materials. The walls are of rubble
and portland cement faced externally with flint, stone and septaria; the south
porch is of oak. Nave chancel and porch roofed with plain tiles. The tower is
of red brick with diamond diaper pattern of dark headers; also diagonal stepped
buttresses to west front and right angled buttresses at rear. On the south
side of the tower the bell chamber stair are expressed by a projecting
enclosure. The south doorway is C14 with moulded ogee arch. The nave has a
king post roof and the chancel a wagon roof. Both are part of the 1889
rebuilding. The font c.C13-C14 has square bowl supported on a central pillar
and 4 pillars at the corners on a cushion shaped base. There is a Jacobean
communion table. The stained glass window was rescued from the earlier church
and rebuilt into the south wall of the chancel. On the north wall of the nave
there is the Royal Arms of George III. Grade II* for tower.

Listing NGR: TM2855242352

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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