Monument record OKY 017 - Church of St Nicholas

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Church of St Nicholas.


Grid reference Centred TM 1572 7736 (134m by 77m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM17NE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Church of St Nicholas. Decorated C14 W tower built by Sir Robert Bucton in 1380 (S3). Early C15 S porch with fragments of C15 stained glass in windows. Perpendicular nave and chancel. Details in (S1)(S2) etc. Eric King notes `a stone post, meaning unknown, has always been in hedge nearby' (to ?DMV) and marks location beside road adjacent to NE corner of church on sketch map. Note: ?deserted Med village, OKY 016, to N.
April 1997: Recorded as lined(?) vertical dressed column of square section with rounded top and deep hole on E side. 1.5m high, 0.3m thick at base (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 381-382.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3)(S4).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 335-336.
  • <S3> (No record type): King, E.D.. King E D (Parish Recorder), Local History record sheets & sketch map, April 1971.
  • <S4> (No record type): Swarbrick O, letter & site report, April 1997.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2012 11:48AM

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