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IoE Number: 285904
Photographer: Mr Derek Routen
Date Photographed: 25 July 2001
Date listed: 07 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 07 December 1966
Grade I

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TM 26 SEKETTLEBURGHCHURCH ROAU3/132Church of7.12.66St. Andrew

TM 26 SE KETTLEBURGH CHURCH ROAU 3/132 Church of 7.12.66 St. Andrew GV I Parish church. Medieval, restored 1890. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch. Random flint rubble, the nave and chancel plastered, knapped flint tower; stone dressings; plaintiled roof. Late C14 tower: 3-stage diagonal buttresses to west face, crenellated parapet; flushwork to plinth and buttresses; 3-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings. Nave with various 2- light late C14 or C15 windows, including some at clerestory level, all irregularly spaced; north east nave has blocked arch which gave access to a former chapel; to the left of the arch is a trefoil -headed piscina. Blocked north nave doorway. Simple porch of knapped flint with some flushwork to the base. Chancel probably C15: to the south one broad lancet window in brick, one renewed 2-light window and Priest's doorway, to the north one 2- light square headed window; renewed 3-light east window in Perpendicular style. Original north and south doors to nave. C19 6-bay nave roof with arch-braced collars; embattled wallplate and carved cornice, probably re-used from original roof. C15 4-bay chancel roof with moulded and crenellated wallplate. C15 octagonal font with carved bowl, early C18 cover. Pulpit incorporates early C17 panelling; rood screen with some early C17 panels in dado, the remainder a late C19 reconstruction. 4 C15 poppyhead benches in chancel; C17 altar rails. Royal Arms of Anne below tower arch, with 2 good painted Commandment boards of the same period at east end of chancel. Effigy brass (incomplete) to Arthur Pennyng (1593) and his 2 wives in north east chancel. Graded I for medieval fabric and fittings.

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