CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1030493

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, COOKLEY CORNER

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, COOKLEY CORNER

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)

Parish: Cookley

National Grid Reference: TM 34952 75348

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Details

TM 37 NW COOKLEY COOKLEY CORNER

2/25 Church of St. Michael 7.12.66 GV I

Parish church. Medieval, restored 1894. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north vestry. Flint and stone rubble with some coursed work, especially to the tower;stone dressings; plaintiled roofs. Square unbuttressed C12 tower with later crenellated parapet with flushwork panels; 2-light west window with Y-tracery, one lancet window on the south face, 2- light Y-tracery bell chamber openings. Internally the east face of the tower has a blocked original window. Nave with C12 core and windows in C15 style, mostly renewed. Good C12 north doorway, now within the vestry: one order of shafts and a semi-circular arch with chevron moulding. Late C19 timber porch. 2-bay chancel, probably C14: one broad lancet window to the north, the other windows and the Priest's doorway all much restored or renewed. Good 4-bay late C15/early C16 hammerbeam nave roof with crenellated wallplate, the wall posts resting on carved timber corbels in the form of heads. 3-bay arched- braced chancel roof, probably similar in date to the nave roof. C15 font bowl with well-preserved carved panels. The nave has 4 good C15 poppyhead benches with carved ends and backs to the seats, and mutilated arm rests. 2 further simpler poppyhead benches in chancel. The chancel stalls incorporate traceried panels, probably from the rood screen. Simple trefoil-headed piscina and drop-seat sedilia in south sanctuary. Effigy brass of William Browne (1587), his wife and their 8 children, remounted on west wall of nave. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

Listing NGR: TM3495275348

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Legacy System number: 286044

Legacy System: LBS

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