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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farnham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1873 / 52°11'14"N

Longitude: 1.4548 / 1°27'17"E

OS Eastings: 636252

OS Northings: 259970

OS Grid: TM362599

Mapcode National: GBR XQJ.W2X

Mapcode Global: VHM7V.59G1

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405078

Location: Farnham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Farnham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Farnham St Mary with Stratford St Andrew St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 35 NE FARNHAM CHURCH ROAD

4/36 Church of St. Mary
7.12.66

- II*


Parish church. Nave, chancel, west tower. Mainly coursed flint with stone
dressings, some repairs in red brick; brick tower; pantiled roofs to nave and
chancel. 4 stage tower, late C15 or early C16, the upper stage with semi-
circular headed bell chamber openings and crenellated parapet probably C19;
diagonal buttresses to west face; good 2-light west window in brick. South
nave wall with C12 slit window with deep splay, also a larger blocked C12
window (now partly obscured by a C19 buttress) and broad lancet window of early
C14; 4 heavy sloping brick buttresses added in late C19 restoration when south
doorway was blocked. North nave wall with a further C12 slit window and 2
renewed C15 windows; doorway within late C19 shallow timber porch with gabled
roof; plain C12 arch to interior. C14 chancel: 2 broad lancets and Priest's
doorway in south wall and good 2-light east window. Nave with C15 or C16
scissor-braced roof, moulded wallplate; chancel with common rafter roof with
additional bracing to collars. Good set of early C19 box pews with original
fittings; matching pulpit; modern font in C13 style. 2 traceried panels of
the rood screen are mounted on the west wall of the nave. Original stairs to
rood loft in north nave wall; holy water stoup in south nave wall (by former
doorway), piscina with moulded segmental-arched head in south sanctuary wall.
Graded II* for surviving medieval work and for interior fittings.


Listing NGR: TM3625259970

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