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Church of St Mary, Walpole

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286144

OS Grid Reference: TM3668074623
OS Grid Coordinates: 636680, 274623
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3186, 1.4713

Location: Halesworth Road, Walpole, Suffolk IP19 9AZ

Locality: Walpole
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 9AZ

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Listing Text


7/125 Church of St. Mary
- II*

Parish church. Nave and chancel with C12 (or earlier) core; much restored
1878, the tower and aisle being entirely of this date. Nave, chancel, west
tower, north aisle, south porch. Flint rubble, with some coursed work to the
lower nave and chancel; stone dressings; slated roof. Small square tower with
octagonal spire: the plinth incorporates flushwork panels from the old tower;
the bell-chamber stage has large 2-light openings in Decorated style and
colonettes to the quoins. 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, all with 2-light windows
except the east chancel window which has 3 lights. The chancel has pilaster
buttresses to the north and south, probably C12. Simple C14 gabled porch,
much restored. C15 octagonal font, moulded but not carved, brought from St.
Andrew's Church, Norwich. C14 cusped piscina and drop-seat sedilia in south
sanctuary. Small plaster Hanoverian Royal Arms above tower arch. 2 simple
early C19 tablets on north chancel wall. Graded II* for surviving medieval

Listing NGR: TM3668074623

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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