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Church of St Botolph

A Grade II* Listed Building in Culpho, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0963 / 52°5'46"N

Longitude: 1.2253 / 1°13'30"E

OS Eastings: 621015

OS Northings: 249124

OS Grid: TM210491

Mapcode National: GBR VNQ.JLF

Mapcode Global: VHLBN.6K3V

Entry Name: Church of St Botolph

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285963

Location: Culpho, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Culpho

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Culpho St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 24 NW

Church of St. Botolph

16. 3. 66

Church, medieval, restored 1884. Nave, chancel, south-west tower/porch.
Flint rubble (the nave partly plastered), limestone dressings. Plaintiled
roofs with parapet gables; the tower has a pyramid plaintiled roof with open
eaves. Chancel of mid C13: south doorway hoodmoulded with corbel faces, and
single-light north and south windows. Early C14 alterations: 3-light windows
with intersecting tracery in north and south walls, Y-tracery 2-light windows
in nave side walls. C14 nave doorway, roll-and-fillet moulded with square
label, original oak door with moulded ribs; inside is a stoup. A C14
trefoiled piscina, with adjacent dropped-cill sedilia cut into earlier south
chancel window. Another piscina for south nave side-altar. Plain C14 south
doorway, blocked by C17/C18 brickwork. Tower, with porch formed within ground
floor, added C15; simple doorway. The upper stage was removed, perhaps
c.1700. Nave roof rebuilt C17, with moulded wall-pieces, otherwise plain (an
archdeacon's report of 1602 describes both nave and chancel as "exceeding
ruinous"). Chancel arch of moulded stucco with flanking red brick walling;
Gothick in form perhaps of late C17 or early C18. Scissor-braced chancel roof
of 1884 with sections of moulded cornice perhaps of C14, reused. Octagonal
C15 limestone font, traceried, with restored C17 oak cover. 3 painted panels
on nave walls, late C18, with Credence, Lord's prayer and Ten Commandments.

Listing NGR: TM2101549124

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