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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Higham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2608 / 52°15'38"N

Longitude: 0.5581 / 0°33'29"E

OS Eastings: 574681

OS Northings: 265595

OS Grid: TL746655

Mapcode National: GBR PC8.9XR

Mapcode Global: VHJGL.MFFQ

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 16 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275779

Location: Higham, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Higham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Higham Green St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


6/38 Church of St. Stephen

Church. 1861, by G. Gilbert Scott. In the C13 Gothic style. Nave, chancel,
north aisle, north vestry and organ chamber, west tower and south porch.
Flint rubble with bands and dressings of limestone; parapet gables.
Plaintiled roofs. Apart from the tower, which is circular and is arcaded at
the belfry stage, with a short shingled spire, all external forms and
mouldings are in the mid C13 style. The nave arcading and other arches are
also in the manner of C13, but the crown post nave roof is of C14 type. The
baptistery, at the base of the tower, has a vaulted ceiling with ribs
springing from wall shafts; circular limestone font on multiple shafts.
Boarded doors have some good decorative ironwork. Stained glass throughout is
by Clayton and Bell, c.1875.

Listing NGR: TL7468165595

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