Monument record FML 009 - Church of St Michael

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St Edmundsbury and Ipswich diocese, Suffolk archdeaconry, Loes deanery.


Grid reference Centred TM 285 635 (99m by 109m)
Map sheet TM26SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

St Edmundsbury and Ipswich diocese, Suffolk archdeaconry, Loes deanery. Status : rectory. Date : Perpendicular. The position of the church is in Framlingham itself (S2).
Building begun mid C15. Structure : chancel and side chapels, nave with clerestory, aisles, battlemented S porch and SW tower. Howard monument in the S aisle (S1). Hammerbeam roof and flushed panelling decorate the W tower. Contains octagonal font with original cover (S3). Nave roof and organ case illustrated (S4).
A knapped flint from the masonry of church is now in Passmore Edwards Museum, London (S5).
Scarfe records this as a possible Domesday Minster (S6).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 3, 1863, (3), 340-357.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Suffolk Parishes, a guide to their archaeology and history, 1984- 1985, ms.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N, The buildings of England-Suffolk, London 1974, 216-217.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 108, 238 (ill).
  • <S5> (No record type): Passmore Edwards Museum Register, 1985, accession number 15507.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, 'Domesday Churches', 3rd ed, 1999, map 21.

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Aug 4 2014 10:59AM

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