Monument record BND 004 - Church of All Saints

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Summary

All Saints Church, Barnardiston, is situated to the S of the parish in the village.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7118 4870 (44m by 56m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL74NW
Civil Parish BARNARDISTON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

All Saints Church, Barnardiston, is situated to the S of the parish in the village. There is no record of a church here in the Domesday book but it is possibly included as one of the two churches documented for Hundon (S2). The church is mainly C14, Perpendicular and consists of a chancel, nave, N porch and embattled W tower. The C14 square tower has a castellated parapet and diagonal buttresses. The chancel is C13 and the N porch is C15 with a tall painted arch. The N doorway is C14 and the door has a wicket door within it with a ogee shaped head. The roof of the nave is of a mansard type, lead covered and it has arch-braced tie-beams with angels alternating between each principal. The chancel roof is tiled. There is a C15 screen with traceried ogee arches and a C15 octagonal font with quatrefoil panels. The octagonal pulpit and wood lectern are C17, also the baluster rail. Some of the bench ends have blank tracery (S1).
SW of moated rectory site - see BND 002.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Survey of Documentary Sources.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Church File. Church survey: (S1).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, Domesday Churches.

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2012 12:18PM

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