CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1283976
Date first listed:
21-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, YOXFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, YOXFORD ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Sibton
National Grid Reference:
TM 36742 69543

Details

TM 36 NE SIBTON YOXFORD ROAD

5/111 Church of St. Peter - 7.12.66 - I

Parish church. Medieval, restored 1872. Nave, chancel, north aisle, west tower, south porch, north vestry. Random flint and stone rubble, knapped flint to lower part of chancel; stone dressings; plaintiled roofs. Early C15 tower: 3-stage diagonal buttresses to west face, later crenellated parapet with flushwork motifs and large gargoyles at the corners; 2-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings. On the south face of the tower is a stone sundial dated 1827. The nave and chancel have late C19 exteriors in C13 style. 2 2-light windows to south nave. Simple porch (1893); late C12 south nave doorway with 2 orders of engaged shafts and a semi-circular moulded arch. 5-bay north aisle with C19 3-light windows and restored early C13 doorway; the west window of the aisle is original. Chancel rebuilt 1878. 4-bay aisle arcade with circular piers, probably re-used from the nearby abbey. Very good C15 7-bay hammerbeam roof to nave: east-west arched bracing between the wall posts and along the ridge, with angels either side of the collars; richly decorated wallplate; the east bay is panelled out as a canopy of honour to the rood. C15 octagonal font with well preserved carved panels. To either side of the chancel arch are twin canopied niches with considerable remains of medieval colouring. Early C17 pulpit, reduced in height in C19. A late C19 dwarf screen incorporates 4 fine C15 traceried panels from the former rood screen: these panels retain original colouring. C17 altar rails. North chancel with good wall monument to Sir Edmond Barker (1676) and Lady Barker: 2 interlocked oval niches with frontal busts. South nave with alabaster wall l monument to Johan Scrivener (1662). Effigy brasses to Edmond Chapman (1574) and Edmond Chapman (1626) in nave and chancel respectively. Several C17-C18 ledger slabs to Barker family in chancel. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

Listing NGR: TM3674269543

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285349
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: 28 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/08744/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Waller. Source Historic England Archive
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