2007

TM1245 : Sproughton All Saints church

taken 17 years ago, near to Sproughton, Suffolk, England

Sproughton All Saints church
Sproughton All Saints church
This 15th century church on the outskirts of Ipswich seems to be suffering from everyone having more important things to do than tidy up the churchyard. However, I have seen much worse. There are many interesting points outside to see. The glacial boulders built into the foundations and plinth, for example, are a sign of a very early church. The well executed stone tracery in the windows and the thriftily built clerestory with a small east window and the sundial above the door of the porch are all worthy of note. Inside, the hammerbeam and arch-braced roof is supported on arches with clustered columns. There is a squint in what was the north chapel through to the chancel, where there are some old bench-ends to be seen. There is a very nice memorial to Elizabeth Bull, who died aged 76 in 1634.

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Category: Church
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TM1245, 103 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Adrian S Pye   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 October, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 125 450 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.7768N 1:5.9423E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 125 449
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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