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IoE Number: 276246
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET (east side)
  BOXFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Peter Tree
Date Photographed: 19 November 2007
Date listed: 23 January 1958
Date of last amendment: 23 January 1958
Grade I

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BOXFORDCHURCH STREET5377(east side)Church ofSt Mary

BOXFORD CHURCH STREET 1. 5377 (east side) Church of St Mary TL 9640 60/99 23.1.58 I 2. An early C15 flint church with stone dressings. The west tower is C14, with angle buttresses. The lower offsets have carved animal figures. The parapet is castellated and there is an open lantern with a small lead spire, probably of the early C19. The timber north porch is C14, with large 2-light windows and a rib vault. Nikolaus Pevsner states that it may be the oldest timber porch in the county. The south porch is built of Caen stone, circa 1450, with elaborate panelling and 4-light traceried windows. The interior has arcades of quadrefoil shafted columns and moulded arches. The font is C15 with traceried panels and a C17 cupboard type font cover with an ogee dome and painted on the inside. The pulpit is C18 and octagonal. Graded for its architectural, historical and topographical interest.

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