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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kelsale cum Carlton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2228 / 52°13'21"N

Longitude: 1.4864 / 1°29'11"E

OS Eastings: 638223

OS Northings: 264012

OS Grid: TM382640

Mapcode National: GBR XQ5.QLV

Mapcode Global: VHM7N.QD5C

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Last Amended: 27 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285638

Location: Kelsale cum Carlton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Kelsale cum Carlton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kelsale St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


(Previously listed under
II* Carlton Green)

Parish church of Carlton (combined with Kelsale parish in 1884).
Medieval, restored 1872 and 1887. Nave, chancel, west tower,
south porch. Random flint rubble, stone dressings, red brick
tower, plaintiled roofs. Early C16 tower of 4 stages with
crenellated parapet and diagonal buttresses to the west; a
chimney has been added at the north east corner, probably in C19;
blocked west doorway with hoodmould over, later 2-light Y tracery
window above; simple one-light bell chamber openings. There is
some diaper work in dark headers to the lower part of the tower.
Nave and chancel with early C14 2-light Y tracery windows: north
side 2 to nave, 2 to chancel (plus Priest's doorway), south side
one to nave, 2 to chancel; renewed 3-light east window in
Decorated style. Simple south porch. Trussed rafter roof to
chancel, nave roof plastered with moulded wall plate. Modern
font; good carved pulpit (dated 1626) and holy table (dated
1630); 3 C15 poppyhead bench ends in nave, chancel stalls also
with poppyhead ends, mostly traceried; some C18 panelling in
nave, probably former box pews; Royal Arms above chancel arch.
The chancel floor has 2 small late C15 effigy brasses to
civilians and a C18 ledger slab. Graded II* for surviving
medieval fabric.

Listing NGR: TM3822364012

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