Monument record CRM 005 - Church of Creeting All Saints

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Church of Creeting All Saints (Rectory) (site of), pre 1245 to 1795, see details.


Grid reference Centred TM 0933 5668 (17m by 16m)
Map sheet TM05NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Church of Creeting All Saints (Rectory) (site of).
This belonged to the Deanery of Stow, but to the Hundred of Bosmere. In existence by 1254 (R1).
Lay in the churchyard of Creeting St Mary (and were commonly called 'Creeting-two-Churches')(R2).
Was a 'very ancient edifice with a round tower: under a window on the south side, in a recess in the wall, is a stone with a cross upon it, but no inscription; said to have been laid for a female of the Baldry family, who had built that window and Weever mentions a monument to Robert Roydon Gent, who died in 1505. The church ...was taken down about 1795' (S1). Mapped by Hodskinson in 1783 (S2).
1999: Geophysical on behalf of the Creeting Churches Project revealed the south and east walls.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> (No record type): Norwich Taxation.
  • <S1> (No record type): Page A, Supplement to the Suffolk Traveller, 1844, 593..
  • <R2> (No record type): Kirby, J.. Kirby J, Suffolk Traveller, 1764, 203.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S3> Map: OS. OS Map. OS 6" 1880.

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Record last edited

Apr 13 2021 10:52AM

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