Church Of St Peter / Blyth Turrets

11 Jun 2002
Church Of St Peter, Low Road, Ubbeston, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk
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Blyth Turrets, Low Road, Ubbeston, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5/119 Blyth Turrets (previously 7.12.66 listed as Church of St.


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Former parish church, now under conversion to a dwelling. Medieval nave and chancel, mid C16 tower. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north vestry.

Flint and stone rubble with stone dressings; red brick tower with diaperwork in dark headers; slated roofs. The tower has 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west face, a west doorway with depressed 4-centre arch with hoodmould, 2- light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings and a crenellated parapet.

Nave and chancel both with C12 cores, although the chancel east end was rebuilt C14-C15. To the south the nave has a renewed 3-light C15 window and a C14 2-light window altered in C16; late C12 south nave doorway with a single engaged shaft to the jambs and chevron-moulded semi-circular arch. Late C18/early C19 brick porch incorporating older material. North nave with 2 3- light windows: one of early C16 brick and one in Perpendicular style, renewed C19; visible inside is a C12 doorway and large C12 window, both now blocked.

South chancel with one late C16 2-light window in brick, a restored Priest's doorway in C14 style and a 2-light C15 window, partly restored. 3-light east window of C19 , in Decorated style. Both nave and chancel have fine C15 arched-braced collar roofs with pierced quatrefoils to the cornices and moulded and crenellated wallplates; the nave roof has 8 bays, the chancel roof 3 bays. The church furnishings have been removed.

Listing NGR: TM3232672579


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2123 IOE Records taken by Peter Waller; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Waller. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Waller, Peter

Rights Holder: Waller, Peter


Brick, Flint, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Timber, Medieval Parish Church, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Church, Place Of Worship, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling