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© Mr John Rodger-Brown

IoE Number: 277918
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHILTON
  CHILTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr John Rodger-Brown
Date Photographed: 27 August 2002
Date listed: 23 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 23 March 1961
Grade I

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Chilton5377Church of St MaryTL 84 SE 8/12123.3.61.I

Chilton 1. 5377 Church of St Mary TL 84 SE 8/121 23.3.61. I 2. The church stands about 500 m south of Chilton Hall in isolation, completely surrounded by agricultural land. At one time it is considered that a village stood by the church which was cleared when a deer park was made to Chilton Hall. A C15 flint church with embattled parapets to nave and chancel. The west tower is a C16 red brick with embattled parapet, corner crocketted pinnacles and heavy angle buttresses. A plain flint porch with a moulded brick parapet projects on the south. On the north side, opening on to the chancel is the Crane Chapel with 2 table tombs, one to George Crane (d 1491) and one to Robert Crane (d 1500) and wife. There is also a wall monument to Sir Robert Crane (d 1643) and 2 wives, carved in 1626 by Gerard Christmas. Grated for its architectural and historical value.

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