ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1377119
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Jan-1984
Statutory Address:
ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH, 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:
Orford
National Grid Reference:
TM 42226 49988

Details

TM 4249 - 4349 ORFORD HIGH STREET (NORTH SIDE)

4/19 St. Bartholomews Church l6.3.66 (Formerly listed as Church of St.Bartholomew under General) GV I

Church. C14. Nave and aisles and south doorway in porch. Restoration of Tower 1830, further restoration of north aise and nave between 1897-1900. Tower was restored in 1971. The ruined north chancel is late Norman, begun c.1166. Mixture of stone rubble and flint with copper roofs. Tower has diagonal stepped buttresses. Aisle windows are three lights with reticulated tracery. South porch has spandrels with shields: emblems of the Passion and Trinity. West Tower has original C14 doorway with two order of thin shafts and many continuous mouldings; above is a 3 light window with flowing tracery. Interior drcades have quatrefoil piers with spurs in the diagonals; arches with thin filleted rolls and big sunk quadrant; tower arch in like manner. C14 font on two stepped base. Against the stem are four lions and four wild men. The bowl is supported on angels' heads. 2 reset parclose screens on north and south of high alter. 2 paintings one of Holy Family with St. John by Bernardino-Luini c.1520; the other also of nativity by Rafailino del Colle. Many brasses dating from C15 to C17. 3 bells now at floor level C17-C18. C19 rood screen.

Listing NGR: TM4222649988

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285109
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 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16655/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hubert Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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