Building record ORF 003 - St Bartholomews Church

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Church of St Bartholomew.


Grid reference Centred TM 4222 4998 (42m by 30m)
Map sheet TM44NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church of St Bartholomew. Chancel of Norman circular piers; transepts disappeared, 6 bays (in ruin); nave, N & S aisles, W tower, all decorated (S1) and S porch.
Church apparently a part of the formal plan of the town, placed at the other (W) end of the long market place from the castle. The building dates of the castle 1165-1167 (S1), and the church's chancel 1166 (S1), confirms this. C14 floor tiles, six decorated, embedded in church tower (S3)(S4).
Church formerly recorded as ORF 015 (CRN 03916).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N, The Buildings of England, Suffolk.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: ARE 13-14.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, APs ARE 13-14, 1983.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card L.1971-3.
  • <S4> (No record type): Sherlock D & Keen L, (Tiles), PSIA, 32, 1971, (2), 198-199.

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May 13 2022 11:09AM

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