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Latitude: 52.4558 / 52°27'20"N
Longitude: 1.5045 / 1°30'16"E
OS Eastings: 638202
OS Northings: 289981
OS Grid: TM382899
Mapcode National: GBR XMH.35K
Mapcode Global: VHM6J.1J7R
Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 1 September 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1032004
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282196
Location: Shipmeadow, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34
Civil Parish: Shipmeadow
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Barsham Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
SHIPMEADOW HIGH ROAD
TM 38 NE
4/45 Church of St. Bartholomew
Parish church, disused at the time of survey (May 1985). Medieval, with early
C16 tower; restored 1851. Nave, chancel, west tower, north porch, south
vestry. The nave and chancel are of flint rubble, plastered, with stone
dressings. Flint and brick tower; rendered brick porch. Plaintiled roofs.
Square tower, with 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west face and angle
buttresses against the north and south faces on the east side; flat parapet.
Rectangular belfry openings without tracery. The fabric of the nave is
largely C12: one original window remains on the north side; various later
windows, mostly restored. Later C15 nave doorway. Early C14 chancel, the
walls subsequently raised, probably in C19: various Y-traceried windows, one
to the north with an enriched hood mould, one to the south blocked by the
vestry but visible internally. 3-light east window with reticulated tracery,
probably C19. Interior. C19 coupled rafter nave roof in 4 bays with scissor-
bracing to the principal trusses. Chancel roof also C19. Blocked doorway in
south chancel wall. On each side of the chancel at the entrance to the
sanctuary is a pierced stone corbel, said to have been used for supporting the
Lenten veil. C15 carved octagonal font. The rood screen has a C15 dado with
traceried panels, some of the tracery renewed; the upper part of the screen is
C19. The other furnishings are C19.
Listing NGR: TM3820289981
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