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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Frostenden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3777 / 52°22'39"N

Longitude: 1.6412 / 1°38'28"E

OS Eastings: 647923

OS Northings: 281755

OS Grid: TM479817

Mapcode National: GBR YVX.V21

Mapcode Global: VHM6Z.DHHM

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 27 November 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032170

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281870

Location: Frostenden, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Frostenden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Frostenden All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


1/5 Church of All Saints

Parish church. Medieval, restored c.1890. Nave, chancel, south aisle, west
tower, south porch. Flint rubble, plastered except for the tower; stone
dressings; plaintiled roofs to nave and chancel. Round tower, C12 or probably
earlier: later lancet windows, with single-light bell-chamber openings to each
quarter; crenellated parapet. 3-bay aisle, probably C15, with renewed 2-light
windows. The porch forms a western continuation of the aisle, and has a
quadripartite vault; 4-centre entrance arch with C18 sundial over. The nave
door is probably original. To the north the nave has 3 2-light C19 windows in
Perpendicular style. 2-bay chancel with windows in perpendicular style, those
to the north partly original, the remainder renewed C19; simple priest's
doorway to south. Interior. 3-bay aisle arcade. Lean-to aisle roof, largely
original. No chancel arch. C13 work in chancel: the large east window is
shafted and has dogtooth-type ornament to the arch; the piscina has a
similarly-ornamented arch and there is a small portion of another arch to the
west, probably over the sedilia. Cinquefoil-headed piscina in aisle. C15
carved octagonal font, the shaft with 8 engaged columns; C15 font cover,
reduced from the original. The chancel has 5 C15 poppyhead beaches and 2 fine
traceried poppyhead bench ends now incorporated in a reading,desk. Wall
monuments in chancel to Sir William Glover (1660), William Glover (1726) and
Thomas Pretyman, rector (1756). Several good C18 ledger slabs in chancel

Listing NGR: TM4792381755

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