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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Chilton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0461 / 52°2'45"N

Longitude: 0.7542 / 0°45'15"E

OS Eastings: 588969

OS Northings: 242215

OS Grid: TL889422

Mapcode National: GBR RJP.RHY

Mapcode Global: VHKF4.1T2T

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277918

Location: Chilton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Chilton

Built-Up Area: Sudbury

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Sudbury St Gregory with Chilton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
TL 84 SE 8/121 23.3.61.

The church stands about 500 m south of Chilton Hall in isolation, completely
surrounded by agricultural land. At one time it is considered that a
village stood by the church which was cleared when a deer park was made
to Chilton Hall. A C15 flint church with embattled parapets to nave and
chancel. The west tower is a C16 red brick with embattled parapet, corner
crocketted pinnacles and heavy angle buttresses. A plain flint porch
with a moulded brick parapet projects on the south. On the north side,
opening on to the chancel is the Crane Chapel with 2 table tombs, one
to George Crane (d 1491) and one to Robert Crane (d 1500) and wife. There
is also a wall monument to Sir Robert Crane (d 1643) and 2 wives, carved
in 1626 by Gerard Christmas. Grated for its architectural and historical

Listing NGR: TL8896942215

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