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Old Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286215

Location: Melton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

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

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Listing Text

MELTON OLD CHURCH LANE
TM 25 SE
1/16 Old Church of St. Andrew
GV II*
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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