Monument record HWS 005 - All Saints Church

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Church of All Saints.


Grid reference Centred TL 8557 5925 (74m by 72m)
Map sheet TL85NE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Church of All Saints.
Remains of two crosses:-
1. TL 8556 5926 - socket stone and fluted shaft.
2. TL 8555 5925 - socket and stump shaft with remains of a sundial (R1)(R3).
"In 1887 while alterations were being made for the organ, traces of the original floor were discovered, the level being the same as the tomb of the Crusader on the N side. In the earth that was removed, several pieces of stained glass were found." (S1)(R2).

From NHRE:
(TL 8556 5926) Cross (Remains of) (S2) The steps to the N doorway of All Saints Church "were made by cutting into two pieces the pedestal of the church yard cross. One of the pieces was removed at the burial of Sir John Cullum, and now lies in the churchyard. On it may be seen part of the Drury arms. A portion of the shaft of this cross lies by the side of the road, outside the churchyard". (S3) The remains at the published site comprise the restored portions of socket stone set with a fluted shaft. Lying beside it is a long piece of stone similar in section to the shaft but without decoration,possibly that from the roadside. West of the tower at TL 8555 5925 stand the remains of another cross, here comprising a socket and stump shaft surmounted by the remains of a sun dial. See photos. (S4)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL85NE2 (ill).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XXIII, 87.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 169.
  • <R3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA 2, 1859, 9.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and S. E. West. 1955. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1954- 1955.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Mar 5 2021 3:09PM

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