Monument record SUE 001 - Church of All Saints (Med)

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All Saints Church.


Grid reference Centred TM 4209 5194 (127m by 75m)
Map sheet TM45SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

All Saints Church. There are two recorded Domesday churches in the parish of Sudbourne; the second is thought to be loacated in the parish of Iken (S4).
Blocked Norman S doorway with two orders of colonnettes much restored. One Norman S window. S Porch with fleurons in the hood-mould and a square frame above it... much renewed and added to (transepts) in 1879. Font of circa 1200 is a big stone cauldron on four strong shafts with moulded capitals.... (S1).
Church history records hoard of circa 2,600 silver coins of Henry II, John & Henry III found during restoration of church in 1870-1880 period, found on N side of aisle (S2)(S3)(R1)(R2).
March 1991: Pottery scatter found after minor landscaping on S side of graveyard, mostly in strip circa 5m wide adjacent to wall on S edge (S2). Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N & Radcliffe E, The Buildings of England Suffolk, 1975 (ed), 451.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Journal of the British Archaeological Association. 35, 1879, 232.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, site reports (2), SUE 001, April 1986 & March 1991.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Andrew, 1903-4, 44-7.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Allen M, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, ms List of Suffolk Coin Hoards 1158-1544, 2002.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, Domesday Churches.

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Jan 15 2013 4:32PM

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