Monument record BKY 008 - Church of St Andrew

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Church of St Andrew and Scheduled cross base in churchyard.


Grid reference Centred TL 827 555 (54m by 55m)
Map sheet TL85NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Church. Dedication St Andrew.
Status: rectory. Structure: chancel, nave, wooden S porch, W tower. Date: Decorated, tower late Perpendicular. Position: centre of parish (S5). The SIA visited St Andrew's church in Brockley in April 1860. The following was noted: a church of the Decorated period and a tower in the Perpendicular style, erected "it is supposed" at the cost of "Ricardus Coppyng" whose name appears at the base of the S wall of the tower. Jacobean pulpit bearing date 1614 (S1).
Nave C13 and chancel is of the Decorated period; "interesting knocker and lock, probably also early C14" on S door (S2).
Font of C13, C15 wooden S porch and early C13 double-drained piscina in chancel (S3).
The base of a Med cross lies in Brockley churchyard at TL 8274 5552. It measures 0.8m square by 0.5m high and carries some decoration. A square head and a short length of shaft rest in the socket (S4).
The cross was Scheduled on 24 January 2001. Details in (S6)
Note: adjoining scheduled moated sites BKY 004 & 005.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <M1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file. (S6).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 3, 1863, (3), 408.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N, Suffolk, London 1975 (2nd ed), 117.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 247.
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL85NW14, 1976.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU, Suffolk Parishes, A Guide to their Archaeol & Hist, 1984, ms.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: English Heritage. Scheduling Information.
  • <S7> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 17-FEB-76.
  • <S8> Map: OS. OS Map. OS 25" 1902.
  • <S9> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Jul 1 2021 10:45AM

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