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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Trimley St Mary, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9847 / 51°59'4"N

Longitude: 1.3145 / 1°18'52"E

OS Eastings: 627691

OS Northings: 236991

OS Grid: TM276369

Mapcode National: GBR WRJ.H56

Mapcode Global: VHLC8.QCSW

Plus Code: 9F33X8M7+VQ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285002

Location: Trimley St. Mary, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP11

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Trimley St. Mary

Built-Up Area: Trimley St Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Trimley St Martin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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2/21 Church of St. Mary

Parish Church early C14. Tower rebuilt c.1430-50 and south porch probably of
same date. Nave and chancel heavily restored in mid C19 when the vestry was
built. Septaria repaired with red brick and rendered, plain tile roofs. Tower
originally 3 stage; upper stage rebuilt in 1960 and rendered; the original C14
west doorway has square hood mould with frieze of shields above also C14; in
the spandrels are shields bearing arms of Sir William de riernon, Cavendish and
Chawdrey. Late C19 window above west door in perpendicular style. North
doorway C14 is flanked by corbel heads with head at apex of ogee arch. The
tower has diagonal buttresses. The C15 south porch has original perpendicular
lateral windows. Good interior: C13 chancel and C15 tower arches. Chancel
arch has moulded shafts and hood moulds with mortice holes for the former rood
screen. There is a blocked upper entrance to the rood loft stairs marked by
the arch in the north wall. C15 piscina in south wall of the sanctuary. Near
the south door is a C15 bench with carved poppy heads; a similar bench has been
made into a litary desk and stands under the tower. In vestry C17 Holy Table.
The church is said to have been founded in the C13 by Thomas de Brotherton, son
of Edward I.

Listing NGR: TM2769136991

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