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Church of St Gregory the Great

A Grade I Listed Building in Rendlesham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1248 / 52°7'29"N

Longitude: 1.3955 / 1°23'43"E

OS Eastings: 632522

OS Northings: 252827

OS Grid: TM325528

Mapcode National: GBR WPW.RMM

Mapcode Global: VHM80.4VLH

Entry Name: Church of St Gregory the Great

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286238

Location: Rendlesham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Rendlesham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rendlesham St Gregory the Great

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

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

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

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