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Church of St Edmund

A Grade I Listed Building in Assington, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0138 / 52°0'49"N

Longitude: 0.8194 / 0°49'9"E

OS Eastings: 593574

OS Northings: 238796

OS Grid: TL935387

Mapcode National: GBR RK5.PZB

Mapcode Global: VHKFC.5N02

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277828

Location: Assington, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Assington

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Assington

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Church of St Edmund
TL 93 NW 11/32 23.3.61.

A C15 flint church with stone dressings. The chancel was rebuilt in 1830
and the west tower was rebuilt in 1863 when the church was restored.
The tower has angle buttresses, a castellated parapet and an octagonal
corner staircase turret. The nave has a castellated parapet. The south
doors were made by Thomas Elliston in 1766. The nave has braced cambered
beams with crown posts and the aisles have moulded beams and joists, with
bosses carved with heads and tudor roses. The interior fittings include
a brass of circa 1500 to a knight and lady, a brass to Robert Gurdon (d
1577) and wife, a brass to John Gurdon (d 1623) and wife, in the chancel
a double wall monument of circa 1625 with 2 pairs of kneeling figures
to Robert Gurdon (d 1577) and John Gurdon (d 1623), and in the south aisle
a wall monument to Brampton Gurdon (d 1648) and his 2 wives. Graded for
its historical value and internal features.

Listing NGR: TL9357438796

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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