CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1377364
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1949
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, 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:
Felixstowe
National Grid Reference:
TM 31421 35712

Details

FELIXSTOWE CHURCH ROAD TM 33 NW 2/2 Church of St Peter and St Paul 21.6.49 II*

Parish church. C14, possibly incorporating earlier work, much altered and restored 1871-2. Septaria,flint, brick, tile,stone dressings, plaintile roofs. West tower, nave, south porch, north and south transepts, apsidal chancel. Truncated tower. C14 or earlier restored 1795. Septaria, brick, stone, tile, pyramidal tile roof. Moulded C14 west doorway. West window renewed in C14 style. Nave of septaria, the south wall rendered. C14 north doorway beneath hood mould with label stops. To west, C14 window, tracery missing. Perpendicular window 1908-9. South doorway C14, with simple moulded arch beneath hood mould with label stops. South porch late C14 or early C15, brick with stone dressings. Moulded outer arch beneath hood mould. Above, cinque- foil headed niche beneath rectangular hood mould; spandrels contain shields carved with Cross of St Andrew and Keys of St Peter. Border of fleurons. Perpendicular nave window 1908-9. Transepts and chancel rebuilt 1870's in late C13 and early C14 styles. Herringbone brickwork reused from Martello towers, stone dressings. North and south windows of 3 lights beneath encircled cinque-foil, and below spherical triangle with trefoil. Trefoil headed lancets to chancel. Interior: Tower arch c.1300. 4-bay mediaeval nave roof probably survives above C19 plastered ceiling, C15 moulded wall plate and tie beams, some original. C15 sanctuary piscina with cinque-foil head, octofoil drain. Poppyhead benches, C15 with traceried panels, mutilated animal figures, reset in chancel. Octagonal font, C15, partly recut C19. Carved wooden pulpit, early C17, probably part of a triple decker, set on fragment of early C14 column. Wooden lectern C18. Poor box C16.

Listing NGR: TM3142135712

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
286246
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: 18 Aug 1999
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