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Church of St Gregory the Great, Rendlesham

Description: Church of St Gregory the Great

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286238

OS Grid Reference: TM3252252827
OS Grid Coordinates: 632522, 252827
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1248, 1.3955

Location: Ash Road, Rendlesham, Suffolk IP12 2QY

Locality: Rendlesham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP12 2QY

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Listing Text

TM 35 SW
2/33 Church of St. Gregory the
16. 3. 66 Great

Parish church. C14, square west tower, nave and chancel. Porch also C14 with
parvise chamber over. Tower: unknapped flint with diagonal stepped buttresses
in flushwork and stone quoins; flushwork in chequered pattern to base and
battlements. Nave and chancel, random flint stuccoed, and slated roofs. Nave
and chancel have red brick stepped buttresses with some flushwork. South
porch in knapped random flint with diagonal stepped buttresses and slate roof
with stone kneelers. Windows are mainly rectiliniar C19 restored. East
window to chancel is late C18 in wood. C14 west door to tower with square
label mould with decorated spandrels over 2 centred pointed arch. The nave
roof is arch-braced and of interesting construction. Traditional C15
octagonal font with 4 lions at stem and the 4 evangelist symbols alternating
with lions to the panels around the bowl. C14 cusped piscina to south wall of
chancel. The north wall of the chancel contains a recessed tomb; C14 with
full size figure of a former Rector, John Chaperson, died 1349. The tomb has
a boldly cusped and crocketted ogee arch flanked by pinnacled shafts. Plain
box pews and arms of George III.

Listing NGR: TM3252252827

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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