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Lidgate Castle and the 16th Century Fortified Manorial Complex are scheduled monuments of national importance. The Lidgate Archaeology Group’s aim is to explore and preserve the historical artefacts and monuments in the village, and help others to enjoy and appreciate our special site.

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Historic England site details for the Roman villa south east of Lidgate

Secret Suffolk article about St Mary’s church, Lidgate

Suffolk Heritage Explorer – Roman Lead Curse Tablet find, June 2018

Gatehouse Gazetteer records for Lidgate Castle

BBC News report on the connection between John Lydgate and St. Mary’s Church, Lidgate

Current Archaeology article on church Graffiti, discussing the “farewell, my lady Catherine” rebus inscription at St Mary’s church, Lidgate

Guardian article about the graffiti in St Mary’s Church, Lidgate