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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade I Listed Building in Little Waldingfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0714 / 52°4'16"N

Longitude: 0.8061 / 0°48'21"E

OS Eastings: 592417

OS Northings: 245158

OS Grid: TL924451

Mapcode National: GBR RJL.0M7

Mapcode Global: VHKF4.X6JF

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278128

Location: Little Waldingfield, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Little Waldingfield

Built-Up Area: Little Waldingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Little Waldingfield St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

5377 (North-East Side)
Little Waldingfield
Church of St Lawrence
TL 9245 22/346 23.3.61.

A C15 flint and stone church. The nave, aisles and chancel are faced
in cement. The west tower is of 4 stages with diagonal buttresses and
an embattled parapet, stepped up at the corners with the headless figures
of priests is instead of pinnacles. The nave and aisles have embattled parapets
and perpendicular windows, and at the east end of the nave there are 2
octagonal rood staircase turrets with crocketted spirelets. The south
porch is of alternate courses of flint and brick and has an embattled
parapet, crowstepped on front. The nave has unusual decorated arches
and piers with battlemented capitals. There is a good octagonal Jacobean
pulpit carved with the evangelists and monks in Benedictine habit. There
are C16 brasses, one early C16 brass is to a man and wife, with 13 children
The Cl5 octagonal font is carved with the emblems of the 4 Evangelists
and monks in Benedictine habit. Graded for its architectural and historical

Listing NGR: TL9241745158

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