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All Saints' Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Chevington, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2103 / 52°12'37"N

Longitude: 0.6167 / 0°37'0"E

OS Eastings: 578879

OS Northings: 260122

OS Grid: TL788601

Mapcode National: GBR QF8.DQ0

Mapcode Global: VHJGT.MPWZ

Plus Code: 9F426J68+4M

Entry Name: All Saints' Church

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363092

Location: Chevington, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Chevington

Built-Up Area: Chevington

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Chevington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/09/2016

TL 76 SE

All Saints' Church

(Formerly listed as: CHEVINGTON, CHURCH ROAD, Church of St.John the Baptist)



Church, mediaeval with C16-C18 alterations. Nave, chancel, west tower, south
porch. Nave has late C12 core; south doorway has 2 attached shafts at each
jamb with foliage capitals, tooth ornament bands behind shafts and with roll
moulding over arched head. Plain hood-moulded C12 north doorway; adjacent small
1-light window with broad splayed inner arch. Mid-C13 work includes lancets
and 2-light hood-moulded windows in nave and chancel; narrow chancel arch with
chamfered inner arch springing from stiff-leaf corbels, 2 flanking pointed
openings; simple south nave piscina. South nave porch c.1300, timber-framed
with moulded arched opening, tie-beams with billet and tooth-ornament carving,
and coupled-rafter plaintiled roof. Tower c.1500 (legacy 1494) with angle-
buttresses, 2-light belfry openings and 3-light west window; some flushwork at
the base. The tower parapets raised a full stage, with tall crocketed corner
finials, by Marquis of Bristol c.1800. Nave walling raised early C16, with red
brick crenellated parapets; cambered arch-braced tie-beam roof with traceried
spandrels, and ogee-moulded ridge and purlins, crenellated cornice (tie-beams
later intruded between wall-posts of each truss to prevent spreading, carved
with "C.P. 1638" "SP 1638" and "1590 Thomas Frost"). 2 early C16 2-light
windows in south nave wall. Chancel east window early C17, 5 arched lights in
plain square frame. Chancel roof early C17 with ovolo-moulded cambered tie-
beams, ridge and purlins. Octagonal limestone font, early C15 with sunk
quatrefoil tracery on bowl and pilasters on base. Fine C15 pews; traceried
ends with poppyhead musicians playing various instruments. Fragments of
mediaeval glass in south windows. Panel with arms of George I, "GR 1726".

Listing NGR: TL7887960122

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