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© Mr Gordon Dunmore

IoE Number: 285789
Location: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, OLD MAIDS LANE
  BRANDESTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Gordon Dunmore
Date Photographed: 14 January 2003
Date listed: 07 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 07 December 1966
Grade I

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TM 26 SWBRANDESTONOLD MAIDSLANE9/17Church of All7.12.66Saints

TM 26 SW BRANDESTON OLD MAIDS LANE 9/17 Church of All 7.12.66 Saints GV I Parish church. Medieval, restored 1862-3. Nave, chancel, west tower, north porch. Random flint rubble, the nave and chancel plastered; knapped flint tower and porch; stone dressings; plaintiled roofs. Late C14 tower with 4-stage diagonal buttresses and crenellated parapet; panelled flushwork to plinth, buttresses and parapet. West face of tower remodelled late C15: good doorway with moulded arch incorporating 2 orders of carving, hoodmould with carved spandrels, original door with traceried head; 3-light window with empty trefoil-headed niches to either side and a canopied niche, also empty, above; 2-light bell chamber openings. Late C14 3-bay nave with 2 original 2-light windows to each side; the south also has one C19 3-light window; porch added 1861 when south porch demolished. Original north and south nave doors. Early C14 chancel: to the south a window with 3 grouped lancets and one 2-light traceried window, both largely original; to the north a renewed twin lancet window; mid C19 3- light east window with intersecting tracery. Mid C19 arch-braced nave roof of 8 bays; mid C19 hammerbeam roof to chancel. C13 octagonal font with Purbeck marble bowl; early C17 pulpit; 8 C15 nave benches with traceried poppyhead ends and mutilated armrests; 4 further C15 poppyhead benches in chancel; south east nave with piscina under ogee arch; altar rails dated 1711. North sanctuary with good wall monument to John Revett (d.1671) and Alice his wife: tablet with flanking columns, scrolled pediment with putti, garlands at the foot. Several ledger slabs to Stebbing family in nave. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

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