ST ANDREW'S CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1283823
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Jan-1984
Statutory Address:
ST ANDREW'S CHURCH, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST ANDREW'S CHURCH, THE STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Walberswick
National Grid Reference:
TM 48983 74725

Details

TM 47 SE WALBERSWICK THE STREET

4/52 St. Andrew's Church 7.12.66 (Formerly listed as Church of - St. Andrew) I

Parish church. Originally nave and chancel with 18-bay clerestorey, 6-bay north and south aisles, west tower and south porch; only the tower, porch and westernmost 4 bays of the south aisle are now in use, the remainder being in ruins. Random flint with some random brick, knapped flint to tower, porch facade and part of nave; stone dressings; lead roof. Very fine tower, commenced 1426, not quite square on plan: 4 stages with string course between them, crenellated parapet; plinth and diagonal buttresses with flushwork decoration; west doorway with quatrefoil flushwork frieze above, 4-light west window, 2-light windows at second stage level, sanctus bell window on east face, 3-light bell chamber openings; ornate parapet with carved string course to base, stone quatrefoils, stone frieze carved with shields and panelled flushwork; crocketted pinnacles. Remainder of church late C15. South aisle with tall 3-light windows to north and south and 4-light windows to east and west, those to the north and east re-set within C18 stone walling; flushwork to buttresses and parapet. Porch with room above, flushwork to lower part of facade, stone parapet; niche above entrance with modern figure of St. Andrew; good tierceron vault; original doors with remains of tracery decoration. Ruined part of south aisle with priest's doorway and remains of ogee piscina; another piscina with trefoil arch to south nave; 3 clerestorey window openings survive to south and one to north. Interior with original shallow-pitch roof; C15 octagonal font with carved bowl and stem; fine C15 pulpit richly carved with quatrefoils; lower part of C15 rood screen with traceried panels; some chancel benches with re-used C15 traceried ends with poppyheads; 3 early C16 marble floor slabs. Graded I for medieval work, especially tower.

Listing NGR: TM4898374725

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285568
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: 15 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/09045/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Skilton. Source Historic England Archive
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