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Church of St Peter, Monks Eleigh

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276927

OS Grid Reference: TL9662147752
OS Grid Coordinates: 596621, 247752
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0932, 0.8689

Location: Church Hill, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk IP7 7JQ

Locality: Monks Eleigh
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 7JQ

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Listing Text

(east side)
Church of St Peter
TL 9647 54/775 23.1.58.
A flint church with stone dressings largely of the C14 and C15 standing
on the site of a Saxon church. The C15 west tower has flush flint and
stone panelling, set back buttresses and a half octagonal stair turret
on the south face. The parapet is castellated and the upper stage of
the tower has octagonal buttresses terminated by crocketted pinnacles.
The aisles and chancel have castellated parapets. The south arcade
of the nave is C14 with octagonal piers with concave sides. The north
arcade has plain octagonal piers. The font is C13 with a square bowl
on a moulded central shaft and 4 corner pillars. There is a fine C15
octagonal pulpit with traceried panels. The chancel was rebuilt in

Listing NGR: TL9662147752

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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