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Category: Churches

St Mary's Church, Thornham Parva

This is a jewel of a Suffolk church with its Norman history and thatched roof, in peaceful rural setting.

Enter the tiny doorway to see Britain’s largest and most complete medieval altarpiece featuring a row of saints resplendent with gilded and chequered panels. A beautifully restored wall paintings can be seen at the west end.

The great 20th century architect Basil Spence is buried in the churchyard.


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