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St Andrews Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Bramfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3098 / 52°18'35"N

Longitude: 1.5179 / 1°31'4"E

OS Eastings: 639899

OS Northings: 273797

OS Grid: TM398737

Mapcode National: GBR XP8.0LG

Mapcode Global: VHM79.869M

Plus Code: 9F438G59+W5

Entry Name: St Andrews Church

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Last Amended: 27 July 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285616

Location: Bramfield, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bramfield

Built-Up Area: Bramfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bramfield St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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9/21 St. Andrew's Church
7.12.66 (formerly listed as part
of Church of St.Andrew)

Parish church. C14; restored 1870. Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry.
Flint rubble, all plastered, stone dressings; thatched roofs to nave and
chancel. Nave with 2 2-light windows to north and south, all renewed; 3-light
west window with intersecting tracery; simple shallow gabled porch. Chancel
with 2 2-light windows to north and south, all largely original, those to the
south with good carved label stops; 3-light east window with reticulated
tracery; Priest's doorway to south. 5 bay nave roof, originally crown post
construction although only the 2 western trusses are complete. Octagonal font,
heavily restored C19. Very fine rood screen of c.1500, with 4 one-light
divisions each side of the centre arch, vaulted coved loft to east and west and
dado with 5 remaining painted figures; much original colour and gesso work
survives. Wall painting in recess in north nave wall, depicting large cross
and what appear to be long-eared rabbits; nave with 4 hatchments to Rabett
family (of Bramfield Hall); heavily restored C14 piscinas in nave and chancel;
elaborate reredos (dated 1867) with 4 figures of saints in canopied niches
either side of altar, and incorporating sedile to south. North chancel with
very fine monument to Arthur Coke (d.1627) and Elizabeth his wife (d.1629) by
Nicholas Stone: white and black marble; reclining effigy of Elizabeth with
Arthur kneeling in prayer above within an arched recess; over the arch is a
coat of arms and surrounding it are 7 cartouches. South chancel with wall
monument to Reginald Rabett (d.1763) and Elizabeth his wife; chancel floor with
late C17 and C18 ledger slabs, mostly to members of Rabett family. Graded I
for surviving medieval work and Coke monument.

Listing NGR: TM3989973797

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