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History of SS Peter and Paul, Lavenham, Suffolk
The church at Lavenham is one of Suffolk’s great wool churches, built almost entirely
in the 15th century, on money made from the wool trade, it was built of lavish size,
with a tower of 141 feet, which is the tallest village church in England.
The church is highly decorated, with much carving, and ornate side chapels, the misericords
were probably created as an aid to a mass for the dead at around the time of the
St Peter and St Paul’s does not appear to have a website, but some information and
photos are available on the Suffolk Churches website.