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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Martlesham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0742 / 52°4'27"N

Longitude: 1.3 / 1°18'0"E

OS Eastings: 626247

OS Northings: 246899

OS Grid: TM262468

Mapcode National: GBR VP0.ZDG

Mapcode Global: VHLBW.H447

Plus Code: 9F4338F2+M2

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285039

Location: Martlesham, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Martlesham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Martlesham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Church of St. Mary

Parish church. West tower C15 with C14 nave and south porch. Chancel rebuilt
c.1836 and east end again in 1905. Tower is of random flint and ashlar with
stepped diagonal buttresses with flushwork of sacred initials at base;
flushwork on battlements. Nave and chancel are of flint and stucco with plain
tiled roofs. Interior of nave with heptagonal roof c.1900; original hammer
beam roof was reused in rebuilt chancel. C14 octagonal font. Pulpit dated
1614; some old poppy heads remain on some benches with animals on arms. There
are six divisions of the dado of the screen now on south side of chancel. A
fresco to St. Christopher was uncovered c.1900 on north wall. A stained glass
window in the Arts and Crafts manner by Walter J. Pearce is dated 1903. II*
for tower.

Listing NGR: TM2624746899

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