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Ruin of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Eriswell, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3977 / 52°23'51"N

Longitude: 0.5283 / 0°31'41"E

OS Eastings: 572113

OS Northings: 280752

OS Grid: TL721807

Mapcode National: GBR P9H.NDG

Mapcode Global: VHJFT.3ZNS

Entry Name: Ruin of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Last Amended: 2 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275831

Location: Eriswell, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP27

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Eriswell

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Eriswel St Laurence and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 78 SW ERISWELL LITTLE ERISWELL

3/22 Ruin of Church of St.Peter
(Formerly listed as Remains
7.5.54 of Chapel of St. Laurence)

- II


Ruin of church. Mediaeval ; converted to dovecote C18 (limestone plaque on
south side inscribed "T.R.1754"). About 6 metres square on plan. The
original work is in flint and limestone rubble with freestone dressings; of
this only the eastern parts of the nave side walls remain. The C18 work is
mainly of gault brick with dentil eaves. On the west face is primary-braced
C18 studding with brick-nogging. Diagonal C18 buttresses of gault brick at
the eastern corners replace most of the earlier ashlar quoins. Hipped
plaintiled C18 roof with gablets. On the north side is a near-complete C15
hood-moulded window with remains of transome and tracery; to right is part of
a blocked C13 lancet, another formerly existed to left. Various boarded-up
C18 openings. Visible inside the building is the inner arch of a former
window in the south wall, perhaps of C15.


Listing NGR: TL7211380752

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