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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shipmeadow, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4558 / 52°27'20"N

Longitude: 1.5045 / 1°30'16"E

OS Eastings: 638202

OS Northings: 289981

OS Grid: TM382899

Mapcode National: GBR XMH.35K

Mapcode Global: VHM6J.1J7R

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 1 September 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282196

Location: Shipmeadow, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Shipmeadow

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Barsham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

SHIPMEADOW HIGH ROAD
TM 38 NE
4/45 Church of St. Bartholomew
1-9-53
- II*
Parish church, disused at the time of survey (May 1985). Medieval, with early
C16 tower; restored 1851. Nave, chancel, west tower, north porch, south
vestry. The nave and chancel are of flint rubble, plastered, with stone
dressings. Flint and brick tower; rendered brick porch. Plaintiled roofs.
Square tower, with 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west face and angle
buttresses against the north and south faces on the east side; flat parapet.
Rectangular belfry openings without tracery. The fabric of the nave is
largely C12: one original window remains on the north side; various later
windows, mostly restored. Later C15 nave doorway. Early C14 chancel, the
walls subsequently raised, probably in C19: various Y-traceried windows, one
to the north with an enriched hood mould, one to the south blocked by the
vestry but visible internally. 3-light east window with reticulated tracery,
probably C19. Interior. C19 coupled rafter nave roof in 4 bays with scissor-
bracing to the principal trusses. Chancel roof also C19. Blocked doorway in
south chancel wall. On each side of the chancel at the entrance to the
sanctuary is a pierced stone corbel, said to have been used for supporting the
Lenten veil. C15 carved octagonal font. The rood screen has a C15 dado with
traceried panels, some of the tracery renewed; the upper part of the screen is
C19. The other furnishings are C19.


Listing NGR: TM3820289981

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