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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bucklesham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0315 / 52°1'53"N

Longitude: 1.2707 / 1°16'14"E

OS Eastings: 624454

OS Northings: 242057

OS Grid: TM244420

Mapcode National: GBR VPK.Q29

Mapcode Global: VHLC1.Z65H

Plus Code: 9F4327JC+H7

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286168

Location: Bucklesham, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP10

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bucklesham

Built-Up Area: Bucklesham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bucklesham and Foxhall

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Church of St. Mary


Church; medieval core, largely rebuilt 1878 by William Smith of London.
Nave, chancel, south aisle and organ chamber; the vestry and south porch added
C20. Flint rubble with limestone dressings. Plaintiled roofs; an open
timber-framed bell-turret with shingled broach spire at west end. Much of
the north nave wall has coursed flintwork of C12 type. A few C14 features
survive, heavily restored: south doorway and west aisle window, north chancel
doorway and adjacent niche. North doorway and adjacent reset niche of C15;
also the restored east window. North nave and chancel doors with moulded
planks, C15 or C16; south porch door similar, reset from south nave doorway.
Most other features are of 1878, including windows and nave arcade in the C14
manner. Fine C15 limestone font, with sunk panels on bowl, carved with
emblems of evangelists; on the stem are sculptured figures of lions. Included
as Grade II* because of the early nave walling and the exceptionally fine

Listing NGR: TM2445442057

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