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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Monks Eleigh, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0932 / 52°5'35"N

Longitude: 0.8689 / 0°52'7"E

OS Eastings: 596621

OS Northings: 247752

OS Grid: TL966477

Mapcode National: GBR RJ8.QH4

Mapcode Global: VHKF0.0NP7

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276927

Location: Monks Eleigh, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Monks Eleigh

Built-Up Area: Monks Eleigh

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Monks Eleigh St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(east side)
Church of St Peter
TL 9647 54/775 23.1.58.
A flint church with stone dressings largely of the C14 and C15 standing
on the site of a Saxon church. The C15 west tower has flush flint and
stone panelling, set back buttresses and a half octagonal stair turret
on the south face. The parapet is castellated and the upper stage of
the tower has octagonal buttresses terminated by crocketted pinnacles.
The aisles and chancel have castellated parapets. The south arcade
of the nave is C14 with octagonal piers with concave sides. The north
arcade has plain octagonal piers. The font is C13 with a square bowl
on a moulded central shaft and 4 corner pillars. There is a fine C15
octagonal pulpit with traceried panels. The chancel was rebuilt in

Listing NGR: TL9662147752

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