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Church of St Andrew, Kettleburgh

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285904

OS Grid Reference: TM2649860628
OS Grid Coordinates: 626498, 260628
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1973, 1.3128

Location: 6 Church Road, Kettleburgh, Suffolk IP13 7LF

Locality: Kettleburgh
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7LF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Moated Site 135m North of St Andrew's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


3/132 Church of
7.12.66 St. Andrew


Parish church. Medieval, restored 1890. Nave, chancel, west
tower, south porch. Random flint rubble, the nave and chancel
plastered, knapped flint tower; stone dressings; plaintiled roof.
Late C14 tower: 3-stage diagonal buttresses to west face,
crenellated parapet; flushwork to plinth and buttresses; 3-light
west window, 2-light bell chamber openings. Nave with various 2-
light late C14 or C15 windows, including some at clerestory
level, all irregularly spaced; north east nave has blocked arch
which gave access to a former chapel; to the left of the arch is
a trefoil -headed piscina. Blocked north nave doorway. Simple
porch of knapped flint with some flushwork to the base. Chancel
probably C15: to the south one broad lancet window in brick, one
renewed 2-light window and Priest's doorway, to the north one 2-
light square headed window; renewed 3-light east window in
Perpendicular style. Original north and south doors to nave.
C19 6-bay nave roof with arch-braced collars; embattled
wallplate and carved cornice, probably re-used from original
roof. C15 4-bay chancel roof with moulded and crenellated
wallplate. C15 octagonal font with carved bowl, early C18 cover.
Pulpit incorporates early C17 panelling; rood screen with some
early C17 panels in dado, the remainder a late C19
reconstruction. 4 C15 poppyhead benches in chancel; C17 altar
rails. Royal Arms of Anne below tower arch, with 2 good painted
Commandment boards of the same period at east end of chancel.
Effigy brass (incomplete) to Arthur Pennyng (1593) and his 2
wives in north east chancel. Graded I for medieval fabric and

Listing NGR: TM2649860628

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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