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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Felixstowe, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.966 / 51°57'57"N

Longitude: 1.3547 / 1°21'16"E

OS Eastings: 630546

OS Northings: 235044

OS Grid: TM305350

Mapcode National: GBR WRS.MBK

Mapcode Global: VHLC9.FVJ6

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 10 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286275

Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP11

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Felixstowe

Built-Up Area: Felixstowe

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Felixstowe St Peter and St Paul with St Andrew and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

FELIXSTOWE ST ANDREW'S ROAD
TM 33 NW
2/31 Church of St Andrew
II*
Church 1929-31 by Hilda Mason in collaboration with Raymond Erith, modified
by Raymond Wrinch. Reinforced ferroconcrete post and lintel structure, flat
panels of pebble dash render, partly over brick, some exposed. Shallow pitch
concrete and asbestos clad roof. Inspired by the East Anglian late C15 church
tradition. Continuous nave and chancel north and south nave aisle, south porch.
9 bays of horizontal and vertical framework, similarly treated 6 bay aisles
to clerestory height. Mullion and transom aisle and chancel windows, mostly
with clear glass, mullioned clerestory windows in exposed brick surrounds.
Open concrete parapet to nave, chancel and aisles. South porch similarly
treated, rises to aisle height. 4 centred arched span with open concrete
spandrels. Pair of doors in linenfold panelled oak. West end two polygonal
angle turrets rising above parapet. Decoration of concrete framework and
pebble-dashed panels in the manner of C15 flushwork. Intended west tower never
built. INTERIOR: 6-bay nave, north and south arcades of cross quadrant
sectioned piers supporting 4 centred arches with open spandrels with vertical
struts. Shallow pitched roof of concrete beams rising from arcade piers
infilled with Columbian pine. Similar aisle roofs.South and north door in
cast concrete frames decorated with intersecting lozenges. West and central
blocked arch with concrete panel decoration above and to sides. At each side
door to turret lit by leaded and glazed loops. Pair of octagonal pulpits with
folded panel decoration; octagonal font similar style, all by Wrinch. Chancel
3 bay solid north wall, one window and 2 open bays leading to organ chamber
to south. Lined with oak panelling by Wrinch. East window by Wrinch: heavy
transom 3 lights below, 5 lights above, glass depicting the Ascension. Nave
benches by Erith, Chancel fittings mostly by Wrinch.


Listing NGR: TM3054635044

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