St Mary’s Church, Shotley, Suffolk

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15th century parish church located some distance from the village of Shotley. The chancel retains its fine circa 1745 interior. Barrel-vaulted ceiling panel, plastered with moulded wall plates, ceiling rose and semi-circular end panels each with 3 cherubs and clouds. Black and white floor paving. Carved wood 5-panel reredos, enriched borders, dentilled and moulded cornice, central semi-circular pediment, 5 draped urn finials, swags above and below the painted boards of Moses, Aaron, Lords Prayer, Creed and Exodus. Communion table with carved cabriole legs. Three sided altar rails with turned balusters, moulded base and rail on stone base.

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