All Saints' Church, South Elmham, Suffolk

Address: South Elmham, Bungay, Suffolk, IP19 0PB
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A wildflower-filled churchyard

All Saints stands at the end of a lane behind the moated Church Farm.

It has a charming round tower that is early Norman in origin. Also noteworthy are the massive early 13th-century font, medieval benches with animal-shaped ends and some attractive old glass.

The Suffolk Wildlife Trust cares for the churchyard which abounds with wildflowers in the early summer.

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Road directions

5 miles south of Bungay

Public transport information

Nearest railway station: Brampton (4.9 miles)

OS Reference No.

TM 330 828

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Useful information

Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church and the CCT before you visit?

You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.









PDF iconSuffolk County Guide (PDF, 4.85mb)

This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches CCT cares for in Suffolk. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.

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All Saints' Church, South Elmham, Suffolk

Keyholder

If the access information for this church is listed as 'Keyholder nearby', this means that the key is kept by one of our invaluable volunteer 'keyholders', who usually live just a short walk from the church and can give visitors the key; sometimes this is a nearby hotel, pub, library, art gallery or other venue. You will find instructions explaining how to get the key when you arrive at the church.

Disabled access

There is a small step into the church.

Facilities

Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating or running water meaning that they can be cold, and very rarely have toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor. We do apologise for any inconvenience the lack of facilities may cause.