BLYTH TURRETS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1183254
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
BLYTH TURRETS, LOW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLYTH TURRETS, LOW ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Ubbeston
National Grid Reference:
TM 32326 72579

Details

TM 37 SW UBBESTON LOW ROAD

5/119 Blyth Turrets (previously 7.12.66 listed as Church of St. Peter)

- I

Former parish church, now under conversion to a dwelling. Medieval nave and chancel, mid C16 tower. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north vestry. Flint and stone rubble with stone dressings; red brick tower with diaperwork in dark headers; slated roofs. The tower has 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west face, a west doorway with depressed 4-centre arch with hoodmould, 2- light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings and a crenellated parapet. Nave and chancel both with C12 cores, although the chancel east end was rebuilt C14-C15. To the south the nave has a renewed 3-light C15 window and a C14 2-light window altered in C16; late C12 south nave doorway with a single engaged shaft to the jambs and chevron-moulded semi-circular arch. Late C18/early C19 brick porch incorporating older material. North nave with 2 3- light windows: one of early C16 brick and one in Perpendicular style, renewed C19; visible inside is a C12 doorway and large C12 window, both now blocked. South chancel with one late C16 2-light window in brick, a restored Priest's doorway in C14 style and a 2-light C15 window, partly restored. 3-light east window of C19 , in Decorated style. Both nave and chancel have fine C15 arched-braced collar roofs with pierced quatrefoils to the cornices and moulded and crenellated wallplates; the nave roof has 8 bays, the chancel roof 3 bays. The church furnishings have been removed.

Listing NGR: TM3232672579

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
286138
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: 11 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07501/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Waller. Source Historic England Archive
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