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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER

List entry Number: 1352072

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, THE LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SuffolkMid SuffolkDistrict AuthorityCreeting St. Peter or West Creeting

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279319

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CREETING ST. PETER THE LANE TM 05 NE 4/70 Church of St. Peter - 9-12-55 - I

Parish church, mediaeval. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porth, north vestry. Flint rubble with freestone dressings, the nave largely plastered, with some mediaeval plaster on the north side. Plaintiled roofs; the nave has C19 fleur-de-lys ridge finials. Tower roof flat behind embattled parapets. Some areas of Norman flint walling; chamfered round-arched north doorway with C14/C15 plank door. Chancel has much plain early C14 work: pointed south doorway, 3-light intersecting traceried east window, simple pointed piscina and ogee-headed side windows. Later C14 work includes:- tower with double- chamfered west doorway, 2-light belfry windows and lion-head gargoyles; nave side windows, south porch and south doorway with plank door and ironmongery; tower doorway and door. Late C15 nave side windows and chancel arch with moulded shafts. Restored C16 pulpit, unusually with 7 sides, enriched with tracery and twin crocketted pinnacles. Good and delicately carved C15 limestone octagonal font, with angels beneath the bowl and lions supporting the stem. Fine C15 wall painting of St. Christopher on north nave wall with inscription and broad boarder of red, white and blue. Vestry almost or totally rebuilt in C19 but with a possibly C14 window. C19 roofs: in the chancel with scissor-braced coupled rafters, in the nave with arch-braced collar beam trusses.

Listing NGR: TM0807657696

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National Grid Reference: TM 08076 57696

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