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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Cockfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1604 / 52°9'37"N

Longitude: 0.7822 / 0°46'55"E

OS Eastings: 590396

OS Northings: 254991

OS Grid: TL903549

Mapcode National: GBR RHD.DLB

Mapcode Global: VHKDK.HYVR

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276402

Location: Cockfield, Babergh, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Cockfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Cockfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

COCKFIELD CHURCH LANE
1.
5377
Church of St Peter
TL 95 SW 32/255 23.1.58
GV
2.
A fine C14 and C15 flint and stone church with a tall C15 west tower
with a chequerwork embattled parapet and angle buttresses with tabled
offsets and inset flint chequerwork on the faces. The south aisle has
an embattled parapet with carved ornamentation. The south porch also
has a richly ornamented embattled parapet, flint flushwork panels and
3 ogee headed niches. The south doorway is ornamented with fleurons
and shields. The nave has a fine C14 collar purlin roof with 4-way braced
crown posts with moulded caps and bases on moulded and carved tie beams.
The south aisle has a fine C15 roof with moulded and carved beams and
arched braces. The interior has a C14 altar tomb with carved stone canopy
and a fine C18 tomb to Jacob Harvey of Pepper's Hall (d 1723) by N Royce
of Bury St Edmunds. Graded for its architectural, historical and topographical
value.


Listing NGR: TL9039654991

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