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The weathervane atop Walsham-le-Willows St Mary's Church

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The date 15th November 1685 and Mary Boyce died at the age of 20 said to be from a broken heart, this is commemorated here 
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The Church of St Mary is a Grade I Listed Building, see the many other listed buildings here

http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/england/suffolk/walsham+le+willows



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I first visited St Mary's Church on the 8th May 1999, I have been back twice since!

  • Mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1086
  • The church today is mainly 14/15c
  • The font is 14c and is very similar to that of Rattlesden Church
  • The tower has a staircase turret
  • The clock dates from 1877
  • The North Porch is 15c with lozenged faced flushwork
  • There is a ring of six bells three dated between 1699 & 1704
  • Superb Single Hammer/Tie Beam roof which boasts a span of 21'
  • Some original colouring of the roof remain
  • Parish Chest of the 14c
  • Royal Arms of George III
  • In 1842 wall paintings were uncovered
  • Victorian restoration of 1878
  • Some 15c bench ends survive
  • A coffin lid from the 13c
  • 15c Rood Screen with some of its original colouring exists
  • Some panelling from 1620 exists
  • A few fragments of 15c stain glass exists in some windows
  • A crant to Mary Boyce d 1685 aged 20 of a broken heart


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