Monument record CHF 009 - Church of St Peter

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Summary

A church plus 5 acres free land is recorded at Chillesford in the Domesday Survey of 1086.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3826 5227 (101m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM35SE
Civil Parish CHILLESFORD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

A church plus 5 acres free land is recorded at Chillesford in the Domesday Survey of 1086.
Church of St Peter. Consists of chancel, nave, S porch, W tower. Tower constructed entirely of corraline crag. Probably church of very early foundation in which original narrow C11 chancel arch has been replaced by the present arch and the pierced openings on either side. Typical C13 font bowl with shallowly recessed arcading on a C16 shaft and the arms of Victoria in plaster. Nave and chancel flint. Main structure C14/C15. Restored 1949 (S1) (S2)(S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 253.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 165.
  • <S3> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, A-H, 1990.

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Record last edited

Mar 30 2012 11:44AM

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