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© Mr Hubert Smith

IoE Number: 285616
Location: PART OF CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, WALPOLE ROAD
  BRAMFIELD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Hubert Smith
Date Photographed: 28 August 2002
Date listed: 07 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 27 July 1984
Grade I

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TM 37 SEBRAMFIELDWALPOLE ROAD (north side)9/21St. Andrew's Church7.12.66(formerly listed as partof Church of St.Andrew)

TM 37 SE BRAMFIELD WALPOLE ROAD (north side) 9/21 St. Andrew's Church 7.12.66 (formerly listed as part of Church of St.Andrew) GV I Parish church. C14; restored 1870. Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry. Flint rubble, all plastered, stone dressings; thatched roofs to nave and chancel. Nave with 2 2-light windows to north and south, all renewed; 3-light west window with intersecting tracery; simple shallow gabled porch. Chancel with 2 2-light windows to north and south, all largely original, those to the south with good carved label stops; 3-light east window with reticulated tracery; Priest's doorway to south. 5 bay nave roof, originally crown post construction although only the 2 western trusses are complete. Octagonal font, heavily restored C19. Very fine rood screen of c.1500, with 4 one-light divisions each side of the centre arch, vaulted coved loft to east and west and dado with 5 remaining painted figures; much original colour and gesso work survives. Wall painting in recess in north nave wall, depicting large cross and what appear to be long-eared rabbits; nave with 4 hatchments to Rabett family (of Bramfield Hall); heavily restored C14 piscinas in nave and chancel; elaborate reredos (dated 1867) with 4 figures of saints in canopied niches either side of altar, and incorporating sedile to south. North chancel with very fine monument to Arthur Coke (d.1627) and Elizabeth his wife (d.1629) by Nicholas Stone: white and black marble; reclining effigy of Elizabeth with Arthur kneeling in prayer above within an arched recess; over the arch is a coat of arms and surrounding it are 7 cartouches. South chancel with wall monument to Reginald Rabett (d.1763) and Elizabeth his wife; chancel floor with late C17 and C18 ledger slabs, mostly to members of Rabett family. Graded I for surviving medieval work and Coke monument.

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