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© Mrs Angela Clark LRPS

IoE Number: 281870
Location: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS,
  FROSTENDEN, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mrs Angela Clark LRPS
Date Photographed: 24 July 2003
Date listed: 27 November 1954
Date of last amendment: 27 November 1954
Grade I

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TM 48 SEFROSTENDEN1/5Church of All Saints-27/11/54

TM 48 SE FROSTENDEN 1/5 Church of All Saints - 27/11/54 GV I Parish church. Medieval, restored c.1890. Nave, chancel, south aisle, west tower, south porch. Flint rubble, plastered except for the tower; stone dressings; plaintiled roofs to nave and chancel. Round tower, C12 or probably earlier: later lancet windows, with single-light bell-chamber openings to each quarter; crenellated parapet. 3-bay aisle, probably C15, with renewed 2-light windows. The porch forms a western continuation of the aisle, and has a quadripartite vault; 4-centre entrance arch with C18 sundial over. The nave door is probably original. To the north the nave has 3 2-light C19 windows in Perpendicular style. 2-bay chancel with windows in perpendicular style, those to the north partly original, the remainder renewed C19; simple priest's doorway to south. Interior. 3-bay aisle arcade. Lean-to aisle roof, largely original. No chancel arch. C13 work in chancel: the large east window is shafted and has dogtooth-type ornament to the arch; the piscina has a similarly-ornamented arch and there is a small portion of another arch to the west, probably over the sedilia. Cinquefoil-headed piscina in aisle. C15 carved octagonal font, the shaft with 8 engaged columns; C15 font cover, reduced from the original. The chancel has 5 C15 poppyhead beaches and 2 fine traceried poppyhead bench ends now incorporated in a reading,desk. Wall monuments in chancel to Sir William Glover (1660), William Glover (1726) and Thomas Pretyman, rector (1756). Several good C18 ledger slabs in chancel floor.

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