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St Mary Mildenhall, Suffolk: the hammerbeam roof with its carved angels

RIBA Ref No RIBA137753
Architect/DesignerFarrow, Thomas
Wyatt, John Drayton (1820-1891)
Artist/PhotographerValinsky, David
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1400
Image Date2019
ViewInterior | Worm's-eye
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceValinsky 20191119 David Valinsky St Mary Mildenhall-56
Colour InfoColour
CreditDavid Valinsky / RIBA Collections
SubjectSculpture ; Decorative woodwork ; Churches ; Roofs
NOTES: The oldest parts of the church date from c. 1240-1300 which are the north chapel, east end and chancel, notably the east window (c. 1300). The rest of the church was built 1441-1478, including the tower, which was restored in 1864. A general restoration was was carried out in 1849, including the interior and re-roofing of the chancel by Thomas Farrow. In 1875-1876 the south porch was rebuilt as part of the restoration of the south aisle, possibly by J. D. Wyatt.

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