Church of St Margaret, Heveningham facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChurch of St Margaret, Heveningham
|Location||Heveningham, Suffolk, IP19 0EP|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Previous denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
|Functional status||Parish church|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed|
|Designated||7 December 1966|
|Parish||Heveningham and Ubbeston|
|Deanery||Waveney and Blyth|
|Archdeaconry||Archdeaconry of Suffolk|
|Diocese||Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich|
|Bishop(s)||The Rt Revd Norman Banks (AEO)|
|Priest in charge||Interregnum|
The churches dates to the Medieval period. The chancel dates to the 14th century. The tower dates to the 15th century. The double hammerbeam nave roof dates to the early 16th century. The church was restored from 1847 to 1966.
On 7 December 1966, the church was designated a grade I listed building.
As the parish rejects the ordination of women, it receives alternative episcopal oversight from the Bishop of Richborough (currently Norman Banks).
- The church contains an oak tomb of Sir John Haveningham.
- Air Vice-Marshal Thomas Traill, senior RAF officer, is buried in the churchyard.
- Mary Shelton, suspected mistress of King Henry VIII, is buried in the churchyard.
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