CHURCH OF ST GREGORY THE GREAT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1183412
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GREGORY THE GREAT

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GREGORY THE GREAT

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Rendlesham
National Grid Reference:
TM 32522 52827

Details

RENDLESHAM TM 35 SW 2/33 Church of St. Gregory the 16. 3. 66 Great GV I

Parish church. C14, square west tower, nave and chancel. Porch also C14 with parvise chamber over. Tower: unknapped flint with diagonal stepped buttresses in flushwork and stone quoins; flushwork in chequered pattern to base and battlements. Nave and chancel, random flint stuccoed, and slated roofs. Nave and chancel have red brick stepped buttresses with some flushwork. South porch in knapped random flint with diagonal stepped buttresses and slate roof with stone kneelers. Windows are mainly rectiliniar C19 restored. East window to chancel is late C18 in wood. C14 west door to tower with square label mould with decorated spandrels over 2 centred pointed arch. The nave roof is arch-braced and of interesting construction. Traditional C15 octagonal font with 4 lions at stem and the 4 evangelist symbols alternating with lions to the panels around the bowl. C14 cusped piscina to south wall of chancel. The north wall of the chancel contains a recessed tomb; C14 with full size figure of a former Rector, John Chaperson, died 1349. The tomb has a boldly cusped and crocketted ogee arch flanked by pinnacled shafts. Plain box pews and arms of George III.

Listing NGR: TM3252252827

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
286238
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: 09 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05874/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Routen. Source Historic England Archive
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