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© Mr Ben Robinson

IoE Number: 276166
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CHURCH LANE
  BILDESTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Ben Robinson
Date Photographed: 24 August 2002
Date listed: 23 January 1958
Date of last amendment: 23 January 1958
Grade I

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BILDESTONCHURCH LANE5377Church of StMary MagdaleneTL 9849 51/1823.1.58.

BILDESTON CHURCH LANE 1. 5377 Church of St Mary Magdalene TL 9849 51/18 23.1.58. I 2. A C15 and C16 church which stands on high ground about ½ mile to the west of the town. Built in flint and rubble with stone dressings. The west tower collapsed in 1975 and the nave has been temporarily repaired. There is a good 2 storeyed south porch with flushwork. Above the entrance there is a small priests chamber which is open to the nave with a gallery, the doorway is ornamented with crowns and shields etc. The nave roof has alternating moulded and castellated tie beams and hammer beams. Graded for its historical value and architectural detail, mainly the roof and porch.

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