Monument record ONS 002 - Church of St John the Baptist

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Summary

Church with round tower, Nave & tower probably built as unit in C13, flint mortar structure with rough coursing (nave rendered but seen when part stripped).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0168 5936 (60m by 79m)
Map sheet TM05NW
Civil Parish ONEHOUSE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Church with round tower, Nave & tower probably built as unit in C13, flint mortar structure with rough coursing (nave rendered but seen when part stripped). Chancel re-built in C19. The tower has parapet (much repaired), 4 bell chamber lancets; 1 ringing chamber lancet; and W window; all ashlar in these windows and the N and S Nave doors in rough oolite; Barnack type. The tower began to tilt and crack up circa 1981/2, various attempts were made to repair it. It is now about to be part demolished (S1). The demolition is being monitored and recorded by SAU.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <S1> (No record type): English Heritage Conservation Bulletin 16, February 1992.
  • <M2> (No record type): Record of tower demolition archive:.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 6 2012 11:05AM

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