Ixworth Thorpe

Ixworth Thorpe is a small village located north of Ixworth. It is a smaller community than Ixworth which is centered around a beautiful Norman Church – covered in a very interesting article on Suffolk Churches website.

All Saint’s Church is situated on the hill on the southern end of the village. The tiny 18th century pulpit has the familiar archway carvings, a contrast to the Victorian readers desk in the chancel, in the form of a fierce, lifesize eagle. Mortlock though it originally had a secular use. On the chancel wall hangs a table of matrimonial laws, which all churches had at one time.

The church has a distinctive red brick Tudor porch and acts as the centre of the community.

We are waiting for more information on the community to filter through.





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