Monument record BRG 014 - Church of Holy Innocents

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Church of Holy Innocents, late C13 chancel and font, early C14 E window on S aisle and arcade.


Grid reference Centred TL 8900 6604 (97m by 122m)
Map sheet TL86NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church of Holy Innocents. Imposing church, over restored. Late C13 chancel and font, early C14 E window on S aisle and arcade. Perpendicular new tower erected circa 1450, much other perpendicular works. Details in (S1)(S2). Church listed in Domesday.

Taken from NRHE record:
(TL 88996604) Holy Innocents' Church (NAT) (C of E)

A Holy Innocents' Church 150. square tower, random flint, knapped flint plinth and parapet. 15C. nave with clerestorey, random flint, ashlar, slates.
Single hammer beam roof with recumbent figures, now headless. 15C. N. and S. aisles as nave. 13C. chancel. There is an arched recessed tomb in the S. chancel wall outside. 15C. S. porch 13C. octagonal font with 4 supporting columns.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: District of St Edmundsbury. 1974. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N & Radcliffe E, Suffolk, 1975 ed, 233.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 222.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Jun 24 2021 7:52AM

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