CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1278312
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Marlesford
National Grid Reference:
TM 32329 58311

Details

TM 35 NW MARLESFORD CHURCH ROAD (west side)

Church of St Andrew 3/94 7.12.66

GV I

Parish church. Nave, chancel, south aisle, west tower, south porch. Mainly coursed flint with stone dressings, some repairs to porch in red brick; slated roof to nave, plaintiles with crest tiles to chancel, aisle roof not visible. Square 4-stage tower: C13 to lower stages, C15 to upper stage; 3-stage diagonal buttresses to west face, crenellated parapet with flushwork decoration in pattern of lozenges; at base of parapet a string course with carved heads to corners and centre of each face, a further string course at third stage level; 2-light bell chamber openings with square hood moulds; 2-light west window with Y tracery. C15 nave, south aisle and porch, windows considerably restored C19. Stone sanctus bell cote at east end of nave roof. Porch attached to south aisle: 2 tiers of flushwork panels to front, stone parapet with wavy tracery, arched doorway with carved shields in spandrels, empty ogee-headed niche above. Chancel south wall with Priest's doorway and 2 2-light windows, C14 and C15, both considerably renewed; late C14 3-light east window; north wall with 2 2- light windows with Y tracery, largely renewed. C15 arch-braced nave roof, 6 bays, carved collar beams and wall plate. South aisle with 2 bay arcade, piers of re-used C12 material, C15 roof. C15 octagonal font with 2 shallow recessed arched and cusped panels to each face, modern pyramidal cover; C17 pulpit with finely carved arabesque work; chancel with set of 6 C19 benches, traceried ends with traditional poppyheads; C19 box pew in west end of south aisle, hatchment on wall above; to either side of east window are framed copies of the Commandments; Cl9 stained glass in east window and 2 north nave windows, mid C20 etched glass window in south aisle to Schreiber family. Monument on north chancel wall to William Alston (d.1641): 2 busts surrounded by wreaths within classical frames; 2 monuments on north nave wall: Lemuel Shuldham (d.1815 at Waterloo), William Abraham Shuldham (d.1850), both stone tablets on marble slabs. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

Listing NGR: TM3232958311

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
405874
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: 22 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/03692/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Carruthers. Source Historic England Archive
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