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Three Blakely Monuments About 5 to 15 Metres North of Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Thrandeston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3453 / 52°20'43"N

Longitude: 1.1061 / 1°6'21"E

OS Eastings: 611665

OS Northings: 276460

OS Grid: TM116764

Mapcode National: GBR TJ4.Y62

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.493X

Plus Code: 9F4384W4+4C

Entry Name: Three Blakely Monuments About 5 to 15 Metres North of Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 17 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280410

Location: Thrandeston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thrandeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thrandeston St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 17 NW

2/120 Three Blakely monuments
- about 5 to 15m north of
Church of St. Margaret


Group of 3 chest tombs to members of Blakely family. Late C18 and early C19,
said all to have been restored in 1843. All ashlar with moulded bases and
rounded cappings. Tomb nearest church to E. Blakely, d.1796. Long sides have
2 raised vertical panels with intermediate and angle bellied pilasters with
moulded neckings. Short sides have single raised panels. 2 sides inscribed.
Middle tomb to L. Blakely, d. c.1780, and other Blakelys buried in early C19.
Lightly moulded pilasters at angles and to centre on long sides. Recessed
octagonal panels with 4 sides curved, most panels are inscribed. Furthest
tomb is to J. Blakely, d.1817, and J. Rix Blakely, d.1837. Recessed octagonal
panels with 4 sides curved, slightly cambered heads in depressed arched
surrounds, 2 on long sides inscribed. Bellied pilasters at angles. (East
Anglian Miscellany, 1924, pp.29 and 32)

Listing NGR: TM1166576460

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