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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wickham Market, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1524 / 52°9'8"N

Longitude: 1.364 / 1°21'50"E

OS Eastings: 630228

OS Northings: 255798

OS Grid: TM302557

Mapcode National: GBR WPN.3NZ

Mapcode Global: VHLBJ.L5G8

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Last Amended: 25 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285196

Location: Wickham Market, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Wickham Market

Built-Up Area: Wickham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wickham Market All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WICKHAM MARKET
TM 3055-3155
5/23 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
16.3.66 (Formerly listed under
General
GV II*
Parish church. Nave, chancel and octagonal tower C14, aisles and south
chantry chapel are C15. The whole church much restored mid C19. Main fabric
in flint with stone quoins and dressings. Plain tiled roofs with parapets to
the gables of the nave, chancel and north and south aisles. The tower is on
the south side; its south door forms the main entrance porch and has a 2
centred pointed arch with stone voussoirs: the arch springs from 3 engaged
columns with caps. The tower is in 3 stages with thin string courses: the
upper stage has Perpendicular louvered bell openings on all eight sides and is
surmounted by a slender leaded spire in chevron pattern surrounded by a
castellated parapet. The tower has six bells, mostly C17. The windows are a
mixture of Decorated and Perpendicular mostly clear glazed. The interior is
plain and of much C19 restoration almost without exception well executed in
the manner of the C14. The chancel has a simple plastered, barrel vaulted
ceiling with painted decoration. To the left of the C15 south chapel is the
former rood loft entrance. The font is C14; octagonal with tracery panelled
stem and crocketed gables on bowl. In the south wall of the chancel are
sedilia and piscina. Graded II* for external appearance and spire.


Listing NGR: TM3022855798

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