Monument record TNG 010 - Church of St Peter (Med)

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Summary

St Peter's church, Thorington, has a Saxo-Norman round tower to the W, with flintwork arcading.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4227 7414 (95m by 43m)
Map sheet TM47SW
Civil Parish THORINGTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

St Peter's church, Thorington, has a Saxo-Norman round tower to the W, with flintwork arcading. The main fabric of the nave may also date from this period. In the C14 and C19 the chancel was rebuilt and during the early C16 brick battlements were added to the tower (S1).
Named on OS 1:10560 map, undated (S2). Further details in (S3)(R1-R3).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <R1> (No record type): Taylor and Taylor, Anglo-Saxon architecture, 1965, 2, 612-613 (ill).
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM48SW8, 1978.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3).
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, map 1:10560, TM47SW.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N, Suffolk, 1961, 429.
  • <M2> (No record type): Photographs: slides CQO 49-52.
  • <S3> (No record type): Anon, `Some Historical Facts about Thorington Church', undated ms.
  • <R3> (No record type): Dickinson P G M, Little guide to Suffolk, 1957, 336.
  • <S4> (No record type): SAU, slides, CQO 49-52, January 1992.

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Record last edited

Aug 17 1993 12:00AM

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