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IoE Number: 286138
Location: CHURCH OF ST PETER, LOW ROAD
  UBBESTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Peter Waller
Date Photographed: 11 June 2002
Date listed: 07 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 19 March 1985
Grade I

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TM 37 SWUBBESTONLOW ROAD5/119Blyth Turrets (previously7.12.66listed as Church of St.Peter)

TM 37 SW UBBESTON LOW ROAD 5/119 Blyth Turrets (previously 7.12.66 listed as Church of St. Peter) - I Former parish church, now under conversion to a dwelling. Medieval nave and chancel, mid C16 tower. Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch, north vestry. Flint and stone rubble with stone dressings; red brick tower with diaperwork in dark headers; slated roofs. The tower has 3-stage diagonal buttresses to the west face, a west doorway with depressed 4-centre arch with hoodmould, 2- light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings and a crenellated parapet. Nave and chancel both with C12 cores, although the chancel east end was rebuilt C14-C15. To the south the nave has a renewed 3-light C15 window and a C14 2-light window altered in C16; late C12 south nave doorway with a single engaged shaft to the jambs and chevron-moulded semi-circular arch. Late C18/early C19 brick porch incorporating older material. North nave with 2 3- light windows: one of early C16 brick and one in Perpendicular style, renewed C19; visible inside is a C12 doorway and large C12 window, both now blocked. South chancel with one late C16 2-light window in brick, a restored Priest's doorway in C14 style and a 2-light C15 window, partly restored. 3-light east window of C19 , in Decorated style. Both nave and chancel have fine C15 arched-braced collar roofs with pierced quatrefoils to the cornices and moulded and crenellated wallplates; the nave roof has 8 bays, the chancel roof 3 bays. The church furnishings have been removed.

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