Monument record ADB 018 - Church of St Peter and Paul

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1086: Two churches and 60 acres listed under Aldeburgh in the Domesday Survey.


Grid reference Centred TM 4638 5690 (164m by 128m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

1086: Two churches and 60 acres listed under Aldeburgh in the Domesday Survey.
Church of St Peter and Paul. Consists of: C14 tower, 1525/9 nave, N aisle, S porch. 1545 chancel. 1597 chancel is described as `utterlye ruinated'. C15/ C16 main structure. 1643 visitation by puritan, William Dowsing. 1853 chancel enlarged. 1881/91 restoration (S3).
Details in (S1)(S2).
Archaeological Assesment (2001) observed vestry wall and articulated human remains within coffins in two trenches opened to the north of the vestry wall. (S4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. p. 71.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. p. 216.
  • <S3> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk A-H, 1990.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Boulter, S.. 2001. Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Aldeburgh; An Assessment of Engineering and Archaeological Test-Pits on the Proposed Site of the Vestry Extension.

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Record last edited

May 29 2012 5:16PM

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