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Church of St Catherine, Flempton

Description: Church of St Catherine

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 283739

OS Grid Reference: TL8130869933
OS Grid Coordinates: 581308, 269933
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2976, 0.6574

Locality: Flempton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 6EJ

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Listing Text


- II*

Nave, Chancel, west tower, south porch, vestry. Flint walls with limestone
dressings, slated roof. Tower almost completely rebuilt 1839 in 3 stages
after collapse, but east wall retains stone weathering for former thatched nave
roof; 2-light belfry openings on 4 sides and first stage west window. Nave,
chancel and south porch mainly mid C14, but 2 light north chancel window is
early C14. Mid C14 work includes:- 3 light chancel east window and nave south
window, 2 light nave and chancel windows, south porch and entrance doorway with
original doors much restored but retaining trefoiled carving at upper level,
plain tower arch, octagonal font with moulded shaft, broad pilastered chancel
arch with capital and base mouldings, 2-light piscina in south chancel wall
with net tracery. Porch, nave and chancel roofs 1839; scissor-braced
principals with pendant bosses, purlins, boarded soffits, square panels with
rosette and leaf ornament. Parapet gabled vestry 1839. Attar rails and pulpit
mid C17. Arms of George III dated 1763 on nave wall. Nave pews with weak
poppyheads 1839.

Listing NGR: TL8130569936

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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