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IoE Number: 285648
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST PETER, CHURCH LANE
  KELSALE CUM CARLTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Chris Durrant
Date Photographed: 30 March 2006
Date listed: 07 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 07 December 1966
Grade I

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TM 36 NEKELSALE-CUM-CARLTONCHURCH LANE5/53Church of St.7.12.66Mary & St.Peter(Previously listed under

TM 36 NE KELSALE-CUM-CARLTON CHURCH LANE 5/53 Church of St. 7.12.66 Mary & St.Peter (Previously listed under Kelsale) GV I Parish church. Medieval, restored 1876-7 by Richard Norman Shaw; nave restored 1882-3 by E.S. Prior. Nave, chancel, south aisle, south west tower, south porch, north vestry. Random flint rubble with knapped flint face to chancel, chancel aisle and vestry, stone dressings; roofs slated except north chancel which has concrete pantiles. C14 tower: 4 stages with crenellated parapet and diagonal buttresses to the south face; 2-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings with small pierced quatrefoils to the lights, panelled flushwork to parapet with corner gargoyles; clock face to south. Late C14/early C15 nave: large 5-light west window with a flushwork frieze below; north nave has 3 largely original 2-light and 3-light windows and a good C12 doorway with 2 orders of colonettes, 3 orders of decoration to the arch and a hood mould with billets. C14 nave aisle with one C14 window with reticulated tracery and 2 C15 square-headed windows. C15 chancel aisle with one C15 window and a C12 doorway re-set as a Priest's doorway, with one order of colonettes and 2 orders of chevron moulding to the arch. The chancel has a renewed 5-light east window in Perpendicular style and one 2-light window to the south. Good C15 porch with panelled flushwork to the lower part of the facade and to the buttresses and the crenellated parapet; doorway with fleurons and blank shields to both faces of the arch, spandrels with carved shields, canopied niche above doorway filled with later figure; above the niche at the apex of the parapet are the cross keys of St. Peter; the south door is the original. 4-bay arcade to nave aisle, 2-bay arcade to chancel aisle. Scissor-braced coupled rafter nave roof of 6 bays, C19 wagon roof to chancel. C15 octagonal font, carved faces to bowl and stem; early C17 carved pulpit with bracketed book board; wrought iron rood screen (1890); trefoil-headed piscina in south wall of nave aisle; 2 hatchments; Royal Arms of Victoria above nave north door. Chancel aisle with monument to Thomas Russell (d.1730), a marble sarcophagus with trophies and a coat of arms above. South west nave with wall monument to Samuel Clouting (d.1852), a three-quarter life size figure in a niche. Some good C19 stained glass. Graded I for surviving medieval fabric.

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