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© Mr T. P. C. Bramer

IoE Number: 277828
Photographer: Mr T. P. C. Bramer
Date Photographed: 14 November 2002
Date listed: 23 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 23 March 1961
Grade I

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Assington5377Church of St EdmundTL 93 NW 11/3223.3.61.I

Assington 1. 5377 Church of St Edmund TL 93 NW 11/32 23.3.61. I 2. A C15 flint church with stone dressings. The chancel was rebuilt in 1830 and the west tower was rebuilt in 1863 when the church was restored. The tower has angle buttresses, a castellated parapet and an octagonal corner staircase turret. The nave has a castellated parapet. The south doors were made by Thomas Elliston in 1766. The nave has braced cambered beams with crown posts and the aisles have moulded beams and joists, with bosses carved with heads and tudor roses. The interior fittings include a brass of circa 1500 to a knight and lady, a brass to Robert Gurdon (d 1577) and wife, a brass to John Gurdon (d 1623) and wife, in the chancel a double wall monument of circa 1625 with 2 pairs of kneeling figures to Robert Gurdon (d 1577) and John Gurdon (d 1623), and in the south aisle a wall monument to Brampton Gurdon (d 1648) and his 2 wives. Graded for its historical value and internal features.

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