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Grundisburgh


A lovely village centred around a village green, the church has a wonderful 'angel' nave roof and a Tudor brick tower

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There is a link to the village here

http://www.onesuffolk.co.uk/GrundisburghPC/

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The Church of St Mary is a Grade I listed building

http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/england/suffolk/grundisburgh



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St Mary's Church

  • South Aisle windows are 14c
  • The brick tower was built between 1730-32
  • A ring of twelve bells and is the lightest ring of any church anywhere in the world
  • The tenor bell is the oldest dd 1628
  • 15c font
  • 15c Double hammerbeam roof, one of the finest in Suffolk
  • 15c painting of St Christopher on the north wall
  • Aisle supports contain ancient graffiti
  • Ancient slab in the south aisle
  • 14c restored rood screen
  • 15c bench ends onderfully carved
  • 13c piscina
  • The oldest memorial is dated 1610 to Ann Manocke
  • Parish registers datee from 1539


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Grundisburgh from Google Earth

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Grundisburgh,+Woodbridge&hl=en&ll=52.112462,1.248493&spn=0.02335,0.0842&sll=52.108456,0.992718&sspn=0.023353,0.0842&vpsrc=6&gl=uk&t=h&z=14



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