Church Lettering

Alan Road Methodist Church see Rosehill churches
All Hallows Church, Landseer Road
All Saints Church, Chevallier Street
Bethesda Church on St Margarets Plain
Boundary markers: many relating to ancient parish boundaries
Clarkson Street Primitive Methodist Chapel
Christ Church URC/Baptist in Tacket Street
Holy Trinity Church, Back Hamlet
Museum Street Methodist Church, (Weslyan Chapel)
Old Jewish cemetery had two parish boundary markers and tombstone inscriptions in Hebrew and English
Our Lady of Grace
echoes of a time when royal pilgrims travelled to Ipswich to worship at the shrine of Our Lady. Also the version of the statue in St Mary-at-Elms church in Elm Street
The People's Hall the Methodist hall (lettered 'Stoke Hall'), Stoke Street in Over Stoke
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Rope Walk dated 1839
Rosehill churches (Alan Road Methodist Church and Church of St Bartholomew)
Rushmere Baptist Chapel has a fascinating historical tablet on the front.
St Bartholomew see Rosehill churches
St Clement Church, parish markers and Parochial Church Hall
St Clement Congregational Church, corner of Back Hamlet and Long Street
St Helen Church (and its lost Rectory)
St Lawrence We avoided the issue of ecclesiastical lettering in Ipswich until we glanced up at this lettered tower
St Margaret Church: another fugitive 'T' and a grand, lettered clockface
St Mary, Blackfriars Friary of the Blessed Virgin
St Mary-at-Elms: an ancient, high church, see also Our Lady of Grace
St Mary-at-Stoke: The Railway Church
St Mary-at-the-Quay, including the archaeological dig in 2014
St Mary Le Tower Prior Memorial Church House
St Mary Wherstead has an intriguing lych-gate
St Matthew Church
St Matthew Hall in Clarkson Street has fine, eccentric lettering
St Michael Church in Upper Orwell Street
St Pancras Church has a solitary lettered crucifix
St Peter Church opposite the lower neck of St Peter's Street displays gothic lettering in brick, stone and flint
St Stephen Church
displays a fugitive letter 'T' and a nearby beam a letter 'R', standing for the distinguished 'Thomas Rush'
St Thomas Apostle & Martyr foundation stone
Salem Chapel, St George's Street
Temple of Remembrance in the 'New Cemetery'
Vernon Street Mission Room in Over Stoke
Vicarages: former vicarages named in Woodbridge Road and Rosehill Road
Zoar Baptist Chapel, St Helens Street

Clocks on buildings
Monasteries in Ipswich

Related pages:
Cauldwell Hall Road house names; Marlborough Road house names; Rosehill house names
Named buildings list; Named (and sometimes dated) buildings examples
Dated buildings list; Dated buildings examples;
Dated rainhoppers and weather vanes
Origins of street names in Ipswich; Streets named after slavery abolitionists
Street index; Street nameplates
Ipswich Tomorrow, Greyfriars 1960s

Rampart and Town gates
Historic maps of Ipswich
Timeline: historical eras, events and monarchs
Blue plaques
Freehold Land Society
Ipswich coat of arms
Pubs & Off licences
Brickyards; Ropewalks in Ipswich
Water in Ipswich
Listed buildings in Ipswich
Windmills in the Borough of Ipswich

[Our background 'S' and 'L' come from the tower of St Lawrence Church.]

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