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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Nayland-with-Wissington, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9714 / 51°58'16"N

Longitude: 0.8748 / 0°52'29"E

OS Eastings: 597564

OS Northings: 234223

OS Grid: TL975342

Mapcode National: GBR SM5.60Z

Mapcode Global: VHKFL.3QT4

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278402

Location: Nayland-with-Wissington, Babergh, Suffolk, CO6

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Nayland-with-Wissington

Built-Up Area: Nayland

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Nayland St James

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

1. CHURCH LANE
5377
Nayland with Wissington
Church of St James
TL 9734 27/651 23.3.61.
I GV

2.
A stone rubble church mostly of the C15 but with a C14 chancel and west
tower. The upper part of the tower and parapet was rebuilt in 1834.
The nave and part of the aisles have castellated parapets. The south
porch was added by William Abell a C15-C16 clothier (circa 1525) and was
rebuilt in 1884. His tomb is in the church. The south aisle and octagonal
rood staircase tower is mentioned in a will of 1492-93. The north door
has linenfold panelling and a border carved with vine trails. The nave
and aisle roofs have moulded beams and rafters and the nave beams have
carved spandrels. The interior has C15 and C16 brasses and as an altarpiece
a painting by Constable of Christ at the last supper (1809).


Listing NGR: TL9756434223

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