Monument record SNP 028 - Church of St John the Baptist

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Church with W tower, nave and chancel.


Grid reference Centred TM 3950 5937 (53m by 84m) Centred on
Map sheet TM35NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church with W tower, nave and chancel. Nave and chancel Perpendicular with some traces of circa 1300 (S1). a plaster roundel next to S door has red- painted consecration cross, preliminarily dated to C13 (S2). Church mentioned in Domesday survey of 1085. Further details in (S1)(S3)(S4). April 1997: Excavation of two one metre square holes for organ supports monitored by Stuart Boulter for SAU. Details in (S5).

Snape: In the British Museum is a pot of pale buffware ornamented with a chequer of slip dots, found in this parish". (Listed under Romano-British Suffolk. Snape church at TM 39505937, but possibly from A/S cemetery TM 45 NW 1 (S6)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N & Radcliffe E, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, 420.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish Files. Parish file: (S2)(S4)(S5).
  • <S2> (No record type): Filmer-Sankey W, Snape: A First Progress Report on the Archaeol & Hist Survey, 1982, 4-5, ill.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 347.
  • <S4> (No record type): Filmer-Sankey W, Snape: A Second Progress Report on the Archaeol & Hist Survey, 1983.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU, Boulter S, SCCAS Report 97/26, April 1997.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment. VCH Suff 1 1911 316 (G Fox).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2023 9:08AM

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