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Hawstead, All Saints

Hawstead All Saints Church

All Saints Church Hawstead

Location: Church Road, Hawstead, Suffolk



Opening Information: Dail 09:00-17:00


A church has stood on this site since at least from 1086, and possibly a Saxon church before that. The south porch is Norman exhibiting the dog tooth pattern from this period. The piscina and the font font are 13th century and has remains of iron fastenings which were apparently used to lock it against the use of holy water for witchcraft. The chancel dates from around 1300. The tower was completed in 1510. The pulpit and lectern date from around 1520. In 1780 the thatched roof was replaced by slates and tiles.


1294 Thomas de Morton

1308 Roger, son of Eustace de Hawstead

1330 John, son of William de Bradfield de Radswell

1359 William de Stanton

1361 John de Bedford

1364 John Sideford

1404 Clems Cook


Sir Eustace Fitz-Eustace (d 1271), lord of the manor of Hawstead. Fitz would mean son of so Eustace would have been the son of Eustace and possibly a relation of Eustace Fitz Thomas of Hawstead (d 1272) married Joan Colville

Sir Eustace Fitz Eustace


Elizabeth Drury 1510

Elizabeth Drury 1510


Sir Thomas Cullum 1664

Sir Thomas Cullum 1664



Ursula Drury 1530

 Ursula Drury 1530


Sir William Drury 1557 and Wives

Sir William Drury 1557 and Wives


Chilldren of Sir William Drury 1557

chilldren of Sir William Drury 1557



Brass Heraldry

Heraldic Arms in Brass

13th Century Font

13th Century Font


14th Century Chest

14th Century Chest

Norman Arch

Norman Arch


Sir William Drury 1557


Heraldy in Stained Glass Window

Milner Gibson CullenAbbey of St EdmundBockenhamBooth





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