CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1377166
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, 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:
Bruisyard
National Grid Reference:
TM 32522 66270

Details

TM 36 NW BRUISYARD CHURCH ROAD

4/19 Church of St. Peter - 7.12.65

- I

Parish church. Medieval. Nave, chancel, west tower, south chapel (now the vestry), south porch. Flint rubble, with some coursed work, stone dressings; remains of old plasterwork to nave, chancel and tower; plaintiled roofs. Circular tower, C12 or earlier, although the narrower upper part may be a later rebuilding; large C19 lancet window to east, 2-light bell chamber openings in Perpendicular style to each quarter. Nave with C12 core: to the south one C18 cross window with square leaded panes and one good early C16 3- light brick window, both square-headed; to the north is a blocked C12 doorway and a renewed broad lancet window with Y tracery. Simple gabled porch, probably C16 but much restored; good C13 nave doorway with original door. Chancel with 3-light east window in Perpendicular style, renewed early C20. Early C16 south chapel, built with material from Bruisyard nunnery: blocked 3- light windows to east and west, 3-light south window with missing tracery; all the windows are of brick with square heads. C15 arched-braced nave roof of 6 bays, with further arched bracing along the ridge supported by angels either side of the collars. C15 carved font; C18 pulpit with tester; early C17 turned altar rails, now beneath chancel arch; some C15 poppyhead bench ends in chancel ; piscina and sedilia in south sanctuary. Original stairs to rood loft. Early C17 screen to south chapel with closed panelling and upper balustrading; within the chapel is an effigy brass to Michael Hare (d.1611) and his 2 wives, the central figure missing. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

Listing NGR: TM3252266270

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
285257
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: 02 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10793/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Maxwell Newport. Source Historic England Archive
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