CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1031415
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
St. Edmundsbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Flempton
National Grid Reference:
TL 81308 69933

Details

TL 86 NW FLEMPTON CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE 4/32 14.7.55

- II*

Nave, Chancel, west tower, south porch, vestry. Flint walls with limestone dressings, slated roof. Tower almost completely rebuilt 1839 in 3 stages after collapse, but east wall retains stone weathering for former thatched nave roof; 2-light belfry openings on 4 sides and first stage west window. Nave, chancel and south porch mainly mid C14, but 2 light north chancel window is early C14. Mid C14 work includes:- 3 light chancel east window and nave south window, 2 light nave and chancel windows, south porch and entrance doorway with original doors much restored but retaining trefoiled carving at upper level, plain tower arch, octagonal font with moulded shaft, broad pilastered chancel arch with capital and base mouldings, 2-light piscina in south chancel wall with net tracery. Porch, nave and chancel roofs 1839; scissor-braced principals with pendant bosses, purlins, boarded soffits, square panels with rosette and leaf ornament. Parapet gabled vestry 1839. Attar rails and pulpit mid C17. Arms of George III dated 1763 on nave wall. Nave pews with weak poppyheads 1839.

Listing NGR: TL8130569936

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
283739
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: 10 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09040/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G. W. Yeend. Source Historic England Archive
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