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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Walpole, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3186 / 52°19'7"N

Longitude: 1.4713 / 1°28'16"E

OS Eastings: 636680

OS Northings: 274623

OS Grid: TM366746

Mapcode National: GBR XP0.LTC

Mapcode Global: VHM72.GZ6D

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286144

Location: Walpole, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Walpole

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walpole St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 37 SE WALPOLE HALESWORTH ROAD

7/125 Church of St. Mary
7.12.66
- II*

Parish church. Nave and chancel with C12 (or earlier) core; much restored
1878, the tower and aisle being entirely of this date. Nave, chancel, west
tower, north aisle, south porch. Flint rubble, with some coursed work to the
lower nave and chancel; stone dressings; slated roof. Small square tower with
octagonal spire: the plinth incorporates flushwork panels from the old tower;
the bell-chamber stage has large 2-light openings in Decorated style and
colonettes to the quoins. 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, all with 2-light windows
except the east chancel window which has 3 lights. The chancel has pilaster
buttresses to the north and south, probably C12. Simple C14 gabled porch,
much restored. C15 octagonal font, moulded but not carved, brought from St.
Andrew's Church, Norwich. C14 cusped piscina and drop-seat sedilia in south
sanctuary. Small plaster Hanoverian Royal Arms above tower arch. 2 simple
early C19 tablets on north chancel wall. Graded II* for surviving medieval
work.


Listing NGR: TM3668074623

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