Monument record BML 008 - Church of St Edmund

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Summary

Status: rectory.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3032 5066 (99m by 48m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM35SW
Civil Parish BROMESWELL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Status: rectory. Structure: chancel, nave, S porch, embattled W tower. Date: Perpendicular, Norman S doorway, modern vestry. Position: centre of parish in village (S1).
Watching brief on new building: hand dug strip foundations circa 1.3m to 1.5m deep, then top soil, then clean orange sand. No signs of much disturbance, small amount of human bone, probably disturbed a grave. Two sherds of Med pottery (S2).
There are two recorded Domesday churches for the parish of Bromeswell; the second is thought to be located in the parish of Melton (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Suffolk Parishes, A Guide to their Archaeol & History.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy of planning application and plan, copy of watching brief.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, (Newman J), site report, June 1984.
  • <M2> (No record type): recommendations, copy of (S2) contained in description.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, Domesday Churches.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 11 2010 11:32AM

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