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Description: Church of St Augustine
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229487
OS Grid Reference: TG2288109474
OS Grid Coordinates: 622881, 309474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6372, 1.2925
TG 2209 SE ST. AUGUSTINE'S STREET
7/715 (west side)
26.2.54 CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE
Parish church. C14, C15 and C18. Flint with stone and brick dressings.
Brick tower. Lead roof, plain tile to chancel. West tower. Nave and chancel
both with north and south aisles. South porch. Rood turret against north aisle.
3- stage brick tower built in 1726. Pointed 3-centre west window with double
order chamfered brick reveal and metal glazing bars. Re-used traceried sound
holes. Belfry windows with 2-centre arch with double-order brick reveals and
central mullion. Rendered crenellated parapet. 4 bay nave with simple 2-light
decorated aisle windows. Single storey porch with flat kneelered gable and
2-centre arch outer door. 4 clerestory windows north and south with Y-tracery
and 4-centre arches. 2 bay chancel with 3-light perpendicular windows to aisles.
5-light east window with 4-centre arch. Tower arch having ringing chamber half-way
up with balusters. Chancel arch supported on corbel. Octagonal arcade piers
and 4-centre double order arches. Cambered tie-beam nave roof C1520 with arched
braces to wall-posts and arched wall-braces above clerestory windows. Scissor-
brace roof to chancel. Plain inscription plate to Mathew Brettingham, 1769.
Listing NGR: TG2288109474
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