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Ruin of Charnel House About 10 Metres South of the South Aisle of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Mildenhall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3426 / 52°20'33"N

Longitude: 0.5095 / 0°30'34"E

OS Eastings: 571045

OS Northings: 274579

OS Grid: TL710745

Mapcode National: GBR PB7.3M7

Mapcode Global: VHJG5.SD60

Entry Name: Ruin of Charnel House About 10 Metres South of the South Aisle of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Last Amended: 2 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275845

Location: Mildenhall, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Mildenhall

Built-Up Area: Mildenhall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mildenhall

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


12/36 Ruin of Charnel House, -
about 10m. south of the
7.5.54 south aisle of Church of
- St. Mary.
(Formerly listed as Remains
II of Chapel in Churchyard)

Ruined charnel house, 1387, for Ralph de Walsham. Flint rubble with freestone
dressings. The main feature is a late C19 moulded arched doorway in the C13
Gothic style, added when the ruin was adapted for the vault of the Read family;
framed by the doorway is a limestone slab inscribed with epitaphs to several of
their number. To right are remains of steps up to the chapel of St. Michael
which was built above the charnel house.

Listing NGR: TL7104574579

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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