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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade I Listed Building in Brettenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.151 / 52°9'3"N

Longitude: 0.8741 / 0°52'26"E

OS Eastings: 596726

OS Northings: 254200

OS Grid: TL967542

Mapcode National: GBR RHP.5SR

Mapcode Global: VHKDT.36GC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276341

Location: Brettenham, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Brettenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brettenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
the Virgin
TL 95 SE 33/194 23.1.58
A flint church with stone dressings. Mainly of the C14, some C15 work.
Restored in the C19. The west tower is built on the south side of the
nave and the lower stage is the south porch. Diagonal buttresses and
a castellated parapet. Roofs slate. The nave has arched trusses with
short wall posts with moulded caps and bases on stone corbels and there
is a castellated wall plate. There is a good C14 octagonal font with
ogee panels and a C17 carved cover. The C17 communion rail has twisted
balusters. The chancel is restored. Graded for its architectural and
historical value.

Listing NGR: TL9672654200

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