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Church of St Mary Wiston

A Grade I Listed Building in Nayland-with-Wissington, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9635 / 51°57'48"N

Longitude: 0.8437 / 0°50'37"E

OS Eastings: 595460

OS Northings: 233265

OS Grid: TL954332

Mapcode National: GBR RKS.XT0

Mapcode Global: VHKFK.KXW5

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Wiston

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278349

Location: Nayland-with-Wissington, Babergh, Suffolk, CO6

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Nayland-with-Wissington

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wissington

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Nayland with Wissington
1.
5377
Church of St Mary Wiston
TL 93 SE 15/597 23.3.61.
I

2.
A small Norman church of the C11 with a nave and apsidal chancel. At
the west end there is a small timber-framed and weatherboarded belfry
with a pyramid roof. Restored and altered in 1853. The Church is now
faced with cement. The south door has an C11 arch enriched with lattice
ornamentation in the tympanum and a single order of shafts with chevron
and spiral ornamentation. The chancel has a fine C11 arch with chevron
ornamentation and 1 order of shafts with spiral and lattice ornamentation.
The east window has ornamented shafts and an arch with chevron ornamentation
and the sanctuary has a cross vault with carved boss. The interior has
a cycle of C13 wall paintings much of which survives. The font is C15,
octagonal with figures and shields. Graded for its historical interest
and interior features.


Listing NGR: TL9546033265

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