Monument record BSC 006 - Church of St Clare

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Church of St Clare.


Grid reference Centred TL 9095 5779 (58m by 51m)
Map sheet TL95NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church of St Clare.
Structure: chancel, nave, S porch, embattled W tower. Date originally Early English. Church positioned in the centre of the parish. Status rectory (S3).
Part of C13 sepulchral slab built into the S chancel wall. Stoup inside S door. Stuart holy table and three simple C15 poppy heads. The arch-braced collar roof to chancel has very nice pierced tracery filling in spandril (sic) above collar (S1).
The church is of flint and stone, mostly of the Perpendicular period. It was thoroughly restored in 1874. The register dates from 1538 (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. Cautley M, Suffolk Churches, 1937, 227.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 21, (ill).
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Manning J, Suffolk Parishes, 1984.

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2012 11:03AM

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