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Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB

Woodton All Saints Church, near Bungay, round west tower with octagonal top storey, 6 bells, nave with sound aisle but no clerestory, chancel and north and south porches, the former is now used as a vestry. The base of the tower is Norman but 13th century above. The rest of the church is Decorated style, and several of the widows have beautiful tracery of that period. The south porch was added later. There is a fine monument in the chancel, with kneeling effigy of Anne, wife of Robert Suckling. Esq., died 1653. There are several memorials to the Suckling, Bone and Yelloly families. The Norman font has been restored. There is some ancient stained glass in some of the windows. Woodton All Saints Church, as per the beautiful leaflet picked up, it states the south aisle rafters show the shapes of the tree trunks, some still with bark on them, used in the construction when this aisle was added before the Black Death swept the country. Notice the carved supports. Imagine Medieval craftsmen sawing, shaping and carving. west tower, south porch, nave, south aisle and chancel. The round tower is with octagonal top. The church has a modern roof and fittings except for south aisle which has a good arch-braced roof with traceried spandrils. There is a much restored Norman font, squint from south aisle, a pair of simple bench ends and 17th century pulpit with split balusters. Curious early 13th century piscina with corbel drain and trefoiled arch under square label. monument in chancel to Anne Suckling 1653.

Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB
Woodton All Saints Church NR35 2NB