St Mary at the Elms

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St Mary at the Elms, Ipswich
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St Mary at the Elms, Ipswich
52°3′25.55″N 1°8′59.96″E / 52.0570972°N 1.1499889°E / 52.0570972; 1.1499889Coordinates: 52°3′25.55″N 1°8′59.96″E / 52.0570972°N 1.1499889°E / 52.0570972; 1.1499889
Location Ipswich
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Anglo-Catholic (Forward in Faith)
History
Dedication St Mary
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II listed
Administration
Parish St Mary at the Elms
Deanery Ipswich
Archdeaconry Ipswich
Diocese Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Clergy
Bishop(s) The Rt Revd Norman Banks (AEO)
Priest in charge Fr John Thackray

St Mary at the Elms is a Church of England church in Ipswich, England.[1]

Description[edit]

The nave of St Mary at the Elms

The church has a Norman south doorway. The nave and north aisle are perpendicular gothic.[2] The north chapel and chancel date from 1883.

It is a high Anglican Church and affiliated to Forward in Faith.[3] It houses the statue of Our Lady of Ipswich,[4][5] which is a copy of a statue in Nettuno that was originally in Ipswich[6][7]

In July 2010 it was damaged by fire.[8]

Organ[edit]

The organ, St Mary at the Elms, Suffolk by Hunter (1912).

The organ is by Hunter and dates from 1912. Details of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.[9]

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