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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade I Listed Building in Bildeston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1055 / 52°6'19"N

Longitude: 0.8981 / 0°53'53"E

OS Eastings: 598567

OS Northings: 249208

OS Grid: TL985492

Mapcode National: GBR SKF.ZVV

Mapcode Global: VHKF0.JB4Q

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276166

Location: Bildeston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Bildeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bildeston with Wattisham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 9849,


Church of St Mary Magdalene



A C15 and C16 church which stands on high ground about ½ mile to the
west of the town. Built in flint and rubble with stone dressings. The
west tower collapsed in 1975 and the nave has been temporarily repaired.
There is a good 2-storeyed south porch with flushwork. Above the entrance
there is a small priests chamber which is open to the nave with a gallery,
the doorway is ornamented with crowns and shields etc. The nave roof
has alternating moulded and castellated tie beams and hammer beams. Graded
for its historical value and architectural detail, mainly the roof and

Listing NGR: TL9856749208

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

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