CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1033245
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, ALL SAINTS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, ALL SAINTS ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Creeting St. Mary
National Grid Reference:
TM 09382 56703

Details

TM 05 NE 4/49

CREETING ST. MARY All Saints Road (North Side) Church of St. Mary

9-12-55

GV II* Parish church. Medieval; with much remodelling 1884-7, including rebuilding of upper stage of tower and addition of north aisle in the Decorated style. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north aisle and vestry. Flint rubble with freestone dressings. Plaintiled roofs with parapet gables and stone crosses. C12 south doorway with shafts, scalloped capitals and a lunette- enriched arch. The chancel has work of c.1300: a pair of hood-moulded 2-light windows and a simple cusped piscina. Large net-traceried C14 east window. Good C15 south porch, the south face covered in trefoil-headed flushwork panels; the doorway has triple attached shafts and the hoodmould springs from angel corbels. Above is a niche, now bearing a C19 image. Complete coupled- rafter roof with embattled cornice. The tower has a 2-light west window of c.1400, with a stone panel bearing a cross above it; prominent C19 parapets and gargoyles. An early C16 3-light south window in the nave. Fine C15 octagonal limestone font, with the Evangelists alternating with figures bearing shields around the stem, angels beneath, and lions supporting the stem. Original crocketed oak cover, with major C19 restoration. Wall monument in the tower to Rear Admiral Samuel Uvedale (d.1808) and wife Margaret (d.1814). Three C18 marble floor slabs in nave. Some late C19 stained glass by Kempe, and later Kempe and Tower.

Listing NGR: TM0938256703

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
279298
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: 17 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09216/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. C. A Seinet. Source Historic England Archive
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