Monument record BUH 016 - Church of St Lawrence (St Andrew)

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Church of St Lawrence: Consists of chancel, nave, S Porch, W tower.


Grid reference Centred TM 2715 6955 (87m by 91m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM26NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church of St Lawrence: Consists of chancel, nave, S Porch, W tower. C12 tower & arch into nave, main structure of nave & chancel C14/C15. Several brasses including one of circa 1360 (one of earliest in county). Details in (S1)(S2)(S3)(S5). Medieval dedication was St Andrew.

2016: Archaeological monitoring during the installation of a new drainage system led to the recording of footings o some of the church buttresses. No evidence of pre-church activity, or of an earlier church, was seen and no burials were disturbed. The only finds recovered during the work were two fragments of window glass of post-medieval or later date, and some fragmentary of modern pottery (S4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 119.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 247.
  • <S3> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, E Suffolk A-H, 1990.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Bates, S.. 2016. Archaeological Monitoring Report: The Church of St Lawrence, Brundish.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Richmond, H.. 2014. Conservation Report: Church of St Lawrence, Brundish.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 1 2019 11:29AM

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