Monument record HGM 014 - Church of St Mary

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A church is listed in Higham in the Domesday Survey.


Grid reference Centred TM 0355 3522 (60m by 66m) Centred on
Map sheet TM03NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A church is listed in Higham in the Domesday Survey. Church of St. Mary, Perpendicular chancel, nave, N aisle, S porch, Decorated W tower. Much restored. Pier arcade between nave and N aisle with carved caps to columns. Simple heavy W tower with small upper windows approx. C13 date. Tower arch double-chamfered - may be c 1300. Many moulded arches, hood-moulds on heads. Font, Perpendicular, octagonal, damaged and disused. Line of roof of former S porch remains above closed S doorway. Details in (S1)(S2). For description of Med tower fabric & structural analysis see (S3).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. p 271..
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. p 296..
  • <M2> (No record type): AP: (S4).
  • <S3> (No record type): Carr R, Church Fabric Record, SCCAS Report, 96/45, SAU, June 1996.
  • <S4> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex C C, AP, CP/97/35/14, July 1997.

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Record last edited

Mar 8 2022 3:38PM

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