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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Alpheton

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 277813

OS Grid Reference: TL8734650474
OS Grid Coordinates: 587346, 250474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1208, 0.7351

Location: Church Lane, Alpheton, Suffolk IP29 4HB

Locality: Alpheton
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4HB

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Listing Text

Church of St Peter
and St Paul
TL 85 SE 4/17 23.3.61.

Mainly a C15 church with a large west tower, nave and chancel. Built of
flint and stone rubble. The west tower is in 3 stages, with diagonal buttresses
and a castellated parapet. The south porch of circa 1450 (restored in
1913) has 2 moulded and castellated beams with crown posts and a moulded
wall plate. The south door, of circa 1430, is carved with Tudor roses,
foliage and pomegram in the moulding. The interior has a C15 font and
a C17 octagonal pulpit. On the north wall of the nave there is the remains
of a C16 wall painting of St Christopher, now almost illegible. Graded
for its architectural and historical value.

Listing NGR: TL8734650474

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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