Monument record RGL 008 - Church of St Catherine

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Summary

A church is listed in Ringshall in the Domesday survey.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 043 529 (124m by 97m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM05SW
Civil Parish RINGSHALL, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

A church is listed in Ringshall in the Domesday survey.
Isolated church of St Catherine - status rectory. Has an unbuttressed Norman W tower, original S window on ground floor. Norman slit windows in the nave, 2 on the N side. Tower was completed and remodelled c 1300. Arch towards nave with triple chamfering. Simple S doorway and chancel's S doorway of same time. Rough nave roof with tie beams which are uncommonly low and go through walls, crown-posts and two-way struts. Dec chancel E window and Dec timber S porch. In the chancel hammerbeam roof with arched braces to collar-beams. Braces are carved. C13 Font, Purbeck marble, octagonal. Wall paintings said to be of the seven acts of mercy (S1)(S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 405.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 342.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2012 11:03AM

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