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IoE Number: 285349
Location: CHURCH OF ST PETER, YOXFORD ROAD
  SIBTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Peter Waller
Date Photographed: 28 November 2002
Date listed: 21 December 1984
Date of last amendment: 07 December 1966
Grade I

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TM 36 NESIBTONYOXFORD ROAD5/111Church of St. Peter-7.12.66

TM 36 NE SIBTON YOXFORD ROAD 5/111 Church of St. Peter - 7.12.66 - I Parish church. Medieval, restored 1872. Nave, chancel, north aisle, west tower, south porch, north vestry. Random flint and stone rubble, knapped flint to lower part of chancel; stone dressings; plaintiled roofs. Early C15 tower: 3-stage diagonal buttresses to west face, later crenellated parapet with flushwork motifs and large gargoyles at the corners; 2-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings. On the south face of the tower is a stone sundial dated 1827. The nave and chancel have late C19 exteriors in C13 style. 2 2-light windows to south nave. Simple porch (1893); late C12 south nave doorway with 2 orders of engaged shafts and a semi-circular moulded arch. 5-bay north aisle with C19 3-light windows and restored early C13 doorway; the west window of the aisle is original. Chancel rebuilt 1878. 4-bay aisle arcade with circular piers, probably re-used from the nearby abbey. Very good C15 7-bay hammerbeam roof to nave: east-west arched bracing between the wall posts and along the ridge, with angels either side of the collars; richly decorated wallplate; the east bay is panelled out as a canopy of honour to the rood. C15 octagonal font with well preserved carved panels. To either side of the chancel arch are twin canopied niches with considerable remains of medieval colouring. Early C17 pulpit, reduced in height in C19. A late C19 dwarf screen incorporates 4 fine C15 traceried panels from the former rood screen: these panels retain original colouring. C17 altar rails. North chancel with good wall monument to Sir Edmond Barker (1676) and Lady Barker: 2 interlocked oval niches with frontal busts. South nave with alabaster wall l monument to Johan Scrivener (1662). Effigy brasses to Edmond Chapman (1574) and Edmond Chapman (1626) in nave and chancel respectively. Several C17-C18 ledger slabs to Barker family in chancel. Graded I for surviving medieval work.

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