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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Glemsford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1034 / 52°6'12"N

Longitude: 0.6767 / 0°40'36"E

OS Eastings: 583416

OS Northings: 248388

OS Grid: TL834483

Mapcode National: GBR QGP.3WY

Mapcode Global: VHJHF.PD2C

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 9 February 1978

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277934

Location: Glemsford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Glemsford

Built-Up Area: Glemsford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Glemsford

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

CHURCHGATE
1.
5377 Glemsford
Church of St Mary
TL 8348 18/137 23.3.61.
I GV

2.
A fine C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The C14 west tower,
in 3 stages, has diagonal buttresses, a castellated parapet and a 3-light
Decorated window in the upper stage. The nave arcade and clerestory
are C14 and the aisle walls, chapels and the north and south porches are
C15 with good flushwork panelling. The aisles and chancel have castellated
parapets and the windows have Perpendicular tracery. In 1447 money was
left for a south window, in 1454 for a north window and for clerestory
windows in 1474-5. The north aisle roof has carved beams and there is
a C15 carved font. Graded for its architectural historical and topographical
value.


Listing NGR: TL8341648388

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