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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285039
OS Grid Reference: TM2624746899
OS Grid Coordinates: 626247, 246899
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0742, 1.3000
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TM 24 NE MARTLESHAM CHURCH LANE
Church of St. Mary
Parish church. West tower C15 with C14 nave and south porch. Chancel rebuilt
c.1836 and east end again in 1905. Tower is of random flint and ashlar with
stepped diagonal buttresses with flushwork of sacred initials at base;
flushwork on battlements. Nave and chancel are of flint and stucco with plain
tiled roofs. Interior of nave with heptagonal roof c.1900; original hammer
beam roof was reused in rebuilt chancel. C14 octagonal font. Pulpit dated
1614; some old poppy heads remain on some benches with animals on arms. There
are six divisions of the dado of the screen now on south side of chancel. A
fresco to St. Christopher was uncovered c.1900 on north wall. A stained glass
window in the Arts and Crafts manner by Walter J. Pearce is dated 1903. II*
Listing NGR: TM2624746899
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Source: English Heritage
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