Monument record OUS 002 - Church of St Peter

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Church of St Peter.


Grid reference Centred TL 7360 5959 (52m by 77m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL75NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church of St Peter. Tripartite church with central tower. Norman nave, tower, S doorway and part of N doorway. Also C13 work. Chancel & N Chapel are C19 brick (S1)(S2).
1993: Thin red tiles/brick in relieving arch above Norman tympanum of S doorway may be Roman (2.5-3cm thick and 25-28.7cm long)(S3).

Taken from NRHE record:
The tower and nave of the church are 12th century (The castellated parapet of the tower is later). The chancel and a memorial pew (now used as a vestry) on the north side were built in the 18th century. The nave was extended some 19 ft in 1850. The church is of flint and stone rubble with dressed stone quoins.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N & Radcliffe E, Suffolk, 1975 ed, 387.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 337.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, October 1993.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2021 8:54AM

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