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Latitude: 52.3443 / 52°20'39"N
Longitude: 1.1478 / 1°8'51"E
OS Eastings: 614509
OS Northings: 276464
OS Grid: TM145764
Mapcode National: GBR TJD.300
Mapcode Global: VHL9F.VB4Q
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 29 July 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1352379
English Heritage Legacy ID: 280958
Location: Brome and Oakley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Brome and Oakley
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Brome St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BROME THE STREET
TM 17 NW
Church of St Mary
Parish church. Medieval core. Enlarged and much restored 1857-63 for Sir
Edward Kerrison and Rev. George Paterson, in a variety of Romanesque and
Gothic styles. Nave, chancel, north aisle (including Cornwallis chapel) and
transept, west tower, south porch. Flint rubble; C19 knapped flint facing
with random stone admixture and flushwork frieze below eaves. Stone
dressings. Slated roofs. Circular tower: base probably C12, with C19 re-
facing; narrower octagonal belfry stage, perhaps C15, with mid C19 openings
and crenellated stone parapet. North aisle windows in C13 style. Transept
(entirely mid C19) has 3-light window in C14 style and angels at the foot of
the gable. South side less altered: 3-light Perpendicular windows to nave and
chancel, all largely renewed. C15 porch with flushwork-panelled facade; over
the entrance a broad shield once painted with the Cornwallis arms. Interior.
Neo-Norman aisle arcade. Mid C19 furnishings, including an elaborate stone
reredos and pulpit (by James Williams of Ipswich) and a set of poppyhead
benches. The most important survival is the series of monuments to the
Cornwallis family of Brome Hall. Sir John Cornwallis (1544); Sir Thomas
Cornwallis (1604): both with recumbent effigies on similar tomb chests. Henry
Cornwallis (1598); Elizabeth, Lady Cornwallis (1680); Frederick, Lord
Cornwallis (1661): all wall monuments. For details see Pevsner. Complete mid
C19 stained glass.
Listing NGR: TM1450976464
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