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Latitude: 52.1126 / 52°6'45"N
Longitude: 1.3508 / 1°21'2"E
OS Eastings: 629529
OS Northings: 251324
OS Grid: TM295513
Mapcode National: GBR WQ1.DCQ
Mapcode Global: VHLBQ.C5HB
Entry Name: Old Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 11 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030432
English Heritage Legacy ID: 286215
Location: Melton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13
District: Suffolk Coastal
Civil Parish: Melton
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Melton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
MELTON OLD CHURCH LANE
TM 25 SE
1/16 Old Church of St. Andrew
Originally the parish church now a mortuary chapel. C14 but west tower has
possible long and short work at corners indicating possible Saxon origin.
Chancel demolished and replaced by C19 stuccoed apsidal end to nave. West
tower stucco on flint rubble; in 2 stages with stepped angled buttresses.
Flushwork to base and embattlemented roof. 2 centred pointed cusped arches to
louvred bell openings on all sides. Loop to north side. Nave in flint rubble
with stepped buttresses with stone quoins. Decorated windows mostly restored
C19. Plain-tiled roof. West doorway to tower appears C14 original. Interior
has arch braced hammer beam roof. A brass of 3 figures, Ecclesiastic,
Civilian and Lady c.1430 in north west corner of nave. The early C15
octagonal font has been removed to the C19 church of St. Andrew in Melton.
Listing NGR: TM2952951324
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