Monument record COY 012 - Church of St Michael

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Half church + 1 acre recorded at Cookley in Domesday Survey of 1086.


Grid reference Centred TM 3496 7535 (61m by 52m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM37NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Half church + 1 acre recorded at Cookley in Domesday Survey of 1086. Church of St Michael. Consists of Norman N wall on nave, N doorway, tower (with C13 arch). Chancel rebuilt in C13. Nave built in C14. 1597, chancel decayed, repaired same year. 1894 restoration.
For details see (S1-S3).
1999: graffiti, including lots of shoes, recorded on lead of church roof prior to reconstruction by Stuart Boulter. Details in 'Church of St. Michael, Cookley (COY 012): Archaeol Recording of the Tower Wall Fabric & Tower Roof Graffiti' (S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 175.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 255.
  • <S3> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, A-H, 1990.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Historic Building Recording. Boulter S, SCCAS Rep 99/61..

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 12:28PM

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