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Tomb of Archbishop Sancroft

A Grade II Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3487 / 52°20'55"N

Longitude: 1.319 / 1°19'8"E

OS Eastings: 626147

OS Northings: 277474

OS Grid: TM261774

Mapcode National: GBR WM2.Q9L

Mapcode Global: VHL9J.T75B

Entry Name: Tomb of Archbishop Sancroft

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279971

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Fressingfield

Built-Up Area: Fressingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 27 NE
10/22 Tomb of Archbishop
- Sancroft

Tomb of Archbishop Sancroft (1617-1693), in the angle of the porch and south
aisle of the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. A white marble tomb chest with
stone slab. On the front an inscription in Latin, composed by himself; at one
end another inscription in English. The slab is carved with a shield of arms
bearing the coat of the see of Canterbury impaled with that of the Sancroft
family, and ensigned with an Archi-episcopal mitre. Archbishop Sancroft was
born and died at Ufford Hall (Item 8/34); he was Archbishop of Canterbury
l678-1690 and a promotor of the rebuilding of St. Paul's Cathedral.

Listing NGR: TM2614777474

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