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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Little Glemham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1767 / 52°10'36"N

Longitude: 1.4306 / 1°25'50"E

OS Eastings: 634655

OS Northings: 258712

OS Grid: TM346587

Mapcode National: GBR WPC.GJ0

Mapcode Global: VHM7T.RK55

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405852

Location: Little Glemham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Little Glemham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Little Glemham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/72 Church of St. Andrew


Parish church. Nave, chancel, north transept, west tower and south porch.
Mostly random flint with stone dressings, knapped flint to tower; chancel of
red brick with dark headers; plaintiled roofs with crest tiles to nave and
chancel. C15 west tower: 4 stages, crenellated parapet, diagonal 3-stage
buttresses; stone string courses at first and third stages, 2 further string
courses (one decorated) below the parapet, between which is a stone band;
flushwork decoration to plinth and parapet; 2-light bell chamber openings on 4
faces, west doorway with fleurons to arch, hoodmould with carved shields in
spandrels, plank door; above is a figure of Christ within a cinquefoil-headed
niche. South wall of nave with mostly renewed C15 windows; C15 porch,
considerably restored mid C19, with cinquefoil-headed glazed niche containing
the figure of St. Andrew above doorway. South nave doorway with fleurons to
arch, plank door; above arch is C19 painted inscription: 'This is the Gate of
the Lord'. North nave with C12 doorway: one order of colonettes, arch with one
order of roll moulding and crude (unfinished?) beakheads; 2 3-light C15
windows, mostly original. Chancel rebuilt C18 and restored mid C19 with
windows in C13 style; north transept built to receive the North monument,
c.1830, splayed ends and flat roof. Nave and chancel with good C19 braced
collar roofs. C13 octagonal font, bowl of Purbeck marble with 2 shallow pointed
arch panels to each face, central stem with 8 surrounding columns, octagonal
base. C19 stone pulpit, C19 benches; on north nave wall a large probably C18
painting with the Commandments, Creed and Lord's Prayer; fragment of Trinity
carving built into south-east chancel wall. North transept in classical style:
four fluted Greek Doric columns to corners, entablature, coffered elliptical
vault with centre light; divided from chancel by ornate wrought iron screen;
within apsidal end is monument of Dudley North (d.1829), made in 1833 in Rome
by John Gibson: seated white marble figure. West transept wall with 3 C16
brasses to members of Glemham fami1y; east wall with tablets to Nicholas
Herbert (d.1775) (with classical surround), Barbara, Countess of Aldborough
(d.1785) and Ann, Relict of the Hon. Nicholas Herbert (d.1789). East and south
chancel wall with 4 good tablets to North family, all with elaborate classical
surrounds: Catherine North (d,1715), Dudley North (d.1729), Dudley North
(d.1764), Sir Dudley North (d.1691). Some C19 stained glass in nave and
chancel, one C20 window in south west of nave. Graded I for medieval work and
interior monuments.

Listing NGR: TM3465558712

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

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