CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1182809
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, SOUTHWOLD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, SOUTHWOLD ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
Parish:
Blyford
National Grid Reference:
TM 42458 76746

Details

BLYFORD SOUTHWOLD ROAD TM 47 NW 6/2 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS 1.9.53

- I

Parish church. Medieval, restored 1875 and 1924. Nave, chancel, west tower, north porch. Flint rubble, the nave and chancel plastered; the tower is of knapped flint with stone admixture; stone dressings. Slated roof with C20 slates to the south. C15 tower: square, with 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west and a crenellated parapet; the plinth, buttresses and parapet are enriched with flushwork. The west face has a doorway with lion label stops to the arch and a 2-light window below which is a full-width quatrefoil flushwork frieze. 2-light bell-chamber openings. C12 nave with good original north and south doorways. The north doorway has 2 orders of colonettes, the outer order with spiral decoration, carved cushion capitals and 3 orders to the arch, 2 with chevrons and the central one roll-moulded. The south doorway is simpler: one order of colonettes with chevron ornament and a roll-moulded arch. The north and south nave each have 2 C15 2-light square-headed windows, largely original. Good C15 porch of knapped flint with flushwork panels to the facade; parapet with stone tracery at the front ana flushwork to the sides. The entrance arch and hoodmoula are enriched with fleurons, and there are carved stone shields in the spandrels; above the arch is an empty statue niche. Late C13 chancel: 2 2-light windows with Y-tracery ana one lancet window; 3-light east window with intersecting tracery. Priest's doorway to south. Interior. No chancel arch. Ceiled-over roofs, probably C19. In the south sanctuary is a late C13 angle piscina with trefoil arch and a drop-sill sedilia. Plain octagonal font on a stem with 8 colonnettes, probably C13. In the north west nave is a niche of a banner stave locker. Good C16 holy table. Set of C19 poppyhead benches.

Listing NGR: TM4245876746

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
281961
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: 14 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12515/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Steward. Source Historic England Archive
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