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MATLASKE THE STREET, TG 13 SE (South side) 8/74 Church of St. Peter 4.10.60 II* Parish church, Saxon and Medieval. Restored 1878. Coursed flint with stone dressings, plain and fish scale tiles. Round west tower, nave and south aisle, north and south porches. (Chancel lost 1726). Tower in 3 stages: first and second sties in coursed flint with some iron conglomerate; first stage renewed with some brick mosaic; short horizontal bands of thin tiles, five tiles thick, to both first and second stages. Octagonal C14 bell stage with embattled parapet, string course and gargoyles. 2-light west window and bell openings of Reticulated tracery, west window renewed. Single light to second stage; south-east stair turret. Quoins at west of nave in iron conglomerate. North porch has low angle C19 slate roof, front of knapped flint, gable cross and niche: continuous moulded arch with chamfered head and round shafts; windows to each side of 2 cusp-headed lights under 4 trefoil-headed panels. North door of continuous chamfered arch with roll hood mould. Two C19 3-light windows with panel tracery under square heads to north nave. East gable of flint and brick mosaic over lower base of flint with conglomerate; pebble flint in gable, C19 3-light Decorated window; diagonal buttresses of stone dressed flint rubble with knapped flint. East window to south aisle of 3 ogee headed lights C13, 2 Perpendicular windows to south aisle of 2 trefoil headed lights under 4 panels with square head. Ball flower labels to hood of west window. South porch of flint rubble; low pitched slate roof; 4-centred arch, now blocked with knapped flint, has round shafts. C19 windows of two lights each side. South doorway has chamfered jambs to double roll head under ogee hood mould. Interior: roof of 1878 with rafters and collars; roof corbels in the form of heads. Tall tower arch with segmental pointed head, some brick dressing. West wall and tower of flint rubble incorporating on the south side short bands of thin tiles, 5 tiles thick. Stair turret door with 4-centred arch. South arcade of 3 bays with octagonal piers and double chamfered arches. South aisle roof dated 1710 on wall plate, arch braced rafters; purlins and principal rafters moulded. Angel bracket at apex of rear arch to south door, canvas achievement of George III above. Oblong font with wide chamfered corners, font cover with crocketted splats tapering to finial.

Listing NGR: TG1508934873


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06412/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Diane Randell. Source Historic England Archive
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