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Blyth Turrets

A Grade I Listed Building in Ubbeston, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3022 / 52°18'7"N

Longitude: 1.4062 / 1°24'22"E

OS Eastings: 632326

OS Northings: 272579

OS Grid: TM323725

Mapcode National: GBR WMS.NB6

Mapcode Global: VHM77.BD7J

Entry Name: Blyth Turrets

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Last Amended: 19 March 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286138

Location: Ubbeston, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Ubbeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Heveningham and Ubbeston

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 37 SW UBBESTON LOW ROAD

5/119 Blyth Turrets (previously
7.12.66 listed as Church of St.
Peter)

- I

Former parish church, now under conversion to a dwelling. Medieval nave and
chancel, mid C16 tower. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north vestry.
Flint and stone rubble with stone dressings; red brick tower with diaperwork
in dark headers; slated roofs. The tower has 3-stage diagonal buttresses to
the west face, a west doorway with depressed 4-centre arch with hoodmould, 2-
light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings and a crenellated parapet.
Nave and chancel both with C12 cores, although the chancel east end was
rebuilt C14-C15. To the south the nave has a renewed 3-light C15 window and a
C14 2-light window altered in C16; late C12 south nave doorway with a single
engaged shaft to the jambs and chevron-moulded semi-circular arch. Late
C18/early C19 brick porch incorporating older material. North nave with 2 3-
light windows: one of early C16 brick and one in Perpendicular style, renewed
C19; visible inside is a C12 doorway and large C12 window, both now blocked.
South chancel with one late C16 2-light window in brick, a restored Priest's
doorway in C14 style and a 2-light C15 window, partly restored. 3-light east
window of C19 , in Decorated style. Both nave and chancel have fine C15
arched-braced collar roofs with pierced quatrefoils to the cornices and
moulded and crenellated wallplates; the nave roof has 8 bays, the chancel roof
3 bays. The church furnishings have been removed.


Listing NGR: TM3232672579

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