CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1200659
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Yoxford
National Grid Reference:
TM 39434 68982

Details

TM 36 NE YOXFORD HIGH STREET (west side)

10/152 CHURCH OF ST PETER 7.12.66

GV II*

Parish church. Medieval; north aisle added 1837; considerably restored 1868 and 1920. Nave, chancel, north and south aisles, west tower. Random flint, stone dressings; north aisle faced with knapped flint with white brick dressings; lead roofs to nave and aisles, chancel slated to north, plaintiled to south. Late C14/early C15 4-stage square tower with diagonal buttresses to the west face; restored 2-light west window, 2-light Y tracery bell chamber openings; crenellated parapet with panelled flushwork and carved string course with gargoyles to corners; C17 lead-clad needle spire. Nave south aisle: c.1500; 4 bays, blocked doorway to west bay, windows mostly restored, flat parapet. Chancel south aisle (Cockfield Chapel): early-mid C16; 2 bays, one large 4-light window (renewed), Priest's doorway with square hood mould, one blocked 3-light window to east bay. Renewed 3-light east window to chancel in Decorated style. North aisle in Perpendicular style: 7 bays, crenellated parapet; 2-light windows, main entrance to west bay. 4-bay arcades to nave aisles, 2-bay arcades to chancel aisles, octagonal piers. Scissor-braced roofs to nave and chancel, plastered over; original roofs to south aisle, the south chancel aisle roof decorated with painted shields of the Hopton, Brooke and Blois families of Cockfield Hall. Good early C15 octagonal font, carved panels, the stem with engaged shafts and panelling between. Cinquefoil headed piscina to nave south aisle; early C17 carved pulpit; late C18 organ case in chancel north aisle; 10 hatchments, mostly C18. Effigy brasses (all removed from their original location) include: John Norwich (d. 1428) and wife, Thomasine Tendring (d. 1485) and her 7 children (both in sanctuary); Johanna Brooke (d. 1618) (chancel south aisle); Anthony Cook (d. 1613) and Christian Foxe (d. 1618) (nave south aisle). Many C17-C19 wall monuments. Graded II* for surviving medieval work.

Listing NGR: TM3943468982

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285745
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: 04 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07582/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Pridham. Source Historic England Archive
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