CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1030668
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Kelsale cum Carlton
National Grid Reference:
TM 38223 64012

Details

TM 36 SE KELSALE-CUM-CARLTON CARLTON

7/43 CHURCH OF ST PETER 7.12.66 (Previously listed under II* Carlton Green)

Parish church of Carlton (combined with Kelsale parish in 1884). Medieval, restored 1872 and 1887. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch. Random flint rubble, stone dressings, red brick tower, plaintiled roofs. Early C16 tower of 4 stages with crenellated parapet and diagonal buttresses to the west; a chimney has been added at the north east corner, probably in C19; blocked west doorway with hoodmould over, later 2-light Y tracery window above; simple one-light bell chamber openings. There is some diaper work in dark headers to the lower part of the tower. Nave and chancel with early C14 2-light Y tracery windows: north side 2 to nave, 2 to chancel (plus Priest's doorway), south side one to nave, 2 to chancel; renewed 3-light east window in Decorated style. Simple south porch. Trussed rafter roof to chancel, nave roof plastered with moulded wall plate. Modern font; good carved pulpit (dated 1626) and holy table (dated 1630); 3 C15 poppyhead bench ends in nave, chancel stalls also with poppyhead ends, mostly traceried; some C18 panelling in nave, probably former box pews; Royal Arms above chancel arch. The chancel floor has 2 small late C15 effigy brasses to civilians and a C18 ledger slab. Graded II* for surviving medieval fabric.

Listing NGR: TM3822364012

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
285638
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15109/03
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