Monument record KCC 020 - Church of St Mary and St Peter

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Summary

A church (plus 30 acres land and one plough) is recorded at Kelsale in the Domesday Survey of 1086.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3879 6517 (92m by 89m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM36NE
Civil Parish KELSALE CUM CARLTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

A church (plus 30 acres land and one plough) is recorded at Kelsale in the Domesday Survey of 1086.
Church of St Mary and St Peter. Consists of chancel with vestries, S aisle, nave, S porch, SW tower. Much restored and rebuilt. Fine Norman N doorway with two engaged shafts and an arch of four orders with chevron and billet ornament. Another Norman doorway has been rebuilt into S chancel aisle. There is an unusual lynch-gate. Details in (S1)(S2).
Norman: traces in tower and nave aisle, priests door in chancel (see above), N doorway.
C14: Tower and nave aisle.
C15: S chapel, S porch.
1643: Visited by Dowsing.
1876-78: Chancel aisles, vestries & S aisle rebuilt.
1890: Tower repaired (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 304.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N and Radcliffe E, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, 1974 ed, 312/313.
  • <S3> Monograph: Goult, W.. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, I-Y. Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, I-Y, 1990.

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2012 11:46AM

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