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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285789
OS Grid Reference: TM2478960303
OS Grid Coordinates: 624789, 260303
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1951, 1.2877
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TM 26 SW BRANDESTON OLD MAIDS
9/17 Church of All
Parish church. Medieval, restored 1862-3. Nave, chancel, west
tower, north porch. Random flint rubble, the nave and chancel
plastered; knapped flint tower and porch; stone dressings;
plaintiled roofs. Late C14 tower with 4-stage diagonal
buttresses and crenellated parapet; panelled flushwork to plinth,
buttresses and parapet. West face of tower remodelled late C15:
good doorway with moulded arch incorporating 2 orders of carving,
hoodmould with carved spandrels, original door with traceried
head; 3-light window with empty trefoil-headed niches to either
side and a canopied niche, also empty, above; 2-light bell
chamber openings. Late C14 3-bay nave with 2 original 2-light
windows to each side; the south also has one C19 3-light window;
porch added 1861 when south porch demolished. Original north and
south nave doors. Early C14 chancel: to the south a window with
3 grouped lancets and one 2-light traceried window, both largely
original; to the north a renewed twin lancet window; mid C19 3-
light east window with intersecting tracery. Mid C19 arch-braced
nave roof of 8 bays; mid C19 hammerbeam roof to chancel. C13
octagonal font with Purbeck marble bowl; early C17 pulpit; 8 C15
nave benches with traceried poppyhead ends and mutilated
armrests; 4 further C15 poppyhead benches in chancel; south east
nave with piscina under ogee arch; altar rails dated 1711. North
sanctuary with good wall monument to John Revett (d.1671) and
Alice his wife: tablet with flanking columns, scrolled pediment
with putti, garlands at the foot. Several ledger slabs to
Stebbing family in nave. Graded I for surviving medieval work.
Listing NGR: TM2478960303
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