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© Mr T. P. C. Bramer

IoE Number: 278020
Location: CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, THE STREET (north side)
  GREAT WALDINGFIELD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr T. P. C. Bramer
Date Photographed: 24 September 2006
Date listed: 09 February 1978
Date of last amendment: 23 March 1961
Grade I

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THE STREET5377(North Side)Great WaldingfieldChurch of St LawrenceTL 9143 23/22523.3.61.

THE STREET 1. 5377 (North Side) Great Waldingfield Church of St Lawrence TL 9143 23/225 23.3.61. I GV 2. A flint and stone church built at the end of the C14 by John Appleton. There is a fine west tower of 3 stages with castellated parapet and diagonal buttresses. A half octagonal staircase turret rises on the south-east corner. The nave and aisles have battlemented parapets and on the south side there is an inscription along the parapet seeking prayer, probably for the soul of John Appleton. There is some flush work and chequerboard pattern. The south porch has a castellated parapet and some flushwork ornamentation. The north porch was restored 1827-29 and the chancel was rebuilt between 1866-69 by William Butterfield. The nave roof has good moulded and carved beams and the aisles have moulded beams And joists. The communion rail was taken from the Church of St Michael, Cornhill in the City of London and is probably the work of Richard Cleere Circa 1670-75. Graded for its architectural, historical and topographical value.

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