Church Of St Michael And All Angels
- 23 Apr 2003
- Church Of St Michael And All Angels, Church Street, Peasenhall, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17 2HL
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TM 36 NE PEASENHALL CHURCH STREET (west side)
9/64 Church of St. Michael and - All Angels 7.12.66
Parish church. Medieval; much restored 1860-1 in Perpendicular style. Nave, chancel, west tower, north porch, south vestry. Random flint and stone rubble, stone dressings; slated roof. C15 tower: 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west face and mid C19 crenellated parapet, both with flushwork; 2-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings; there is a large clock face on the north side. 5-bay nave with 2-light windows. Good C15 porch: knapped flint facade with 3 tiers of flushwork panels, moulded arch, hoodmould with carved spandrels and stops and 3 empty canopied niches above. 2-bay chancel with 5- light east window. Both nave and chancel have mid C19 scissor-braced rafter roofs and crenellated wallplates enriched with fleurons: the chancel wallplate is C15. Good C12 font, square with convex sides and attached corner shafts.
Beneath the organ gallery and to the north and south of the sanctuary is some C16 linenfold panelling taken from the nearby Swan public house. Other furnishings mid C19. Graded II* for surviving medieval work, especially the porch.
Listing NGR: TM3554269208
Copyright IoE Mr Maxwell Newport. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Newport, Maxwell
Rights Holder: Newport, Maxwell
Flint, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Medieval Parish Church, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Church, Place Of Worship