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© Mr Derek Routen

IoE Number: 286238
Location: CHURCH OF ST GREGORY THE GREAT,
  RENDLESHAM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Derek Routen
Date Photographed: 09 November 2001
Date listed: 16 March 1966
Date of last amendment: 16 March 1966
Grade I

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RENDLESHAMTM 35 SW2/33Church of St. Gregory the16. 3. 66GreatGVI

RENDLESHAM TM 35 SW 2/33 Church of St. Gregory the 16. 3. 66 Great GV I Parish church. C14, square west tower, nave and chancel. Porch also C14 with parvise chamber over. Tower: unknapped flint with diagonal stepped buttresses in flushwork and stone quoins; flushwork in chequered pattern to base and battlements. Nave and chancel, random flint stuccoed, and slated roofs. Nave and chancel have red brick stepped buttresses with some flushwork. South porch in knapped random flint with diagonal stepped buttresses and slate roof with stone kneelers. Windows are mainly rectiliniar C19 restored. East window to chancel is late C18 in wood. C14 west door to tower with square label mould with decorated spandrels over 2 centred pointed arch. The nave roof is arch-braced and of interesting construction. Traditional C15 octagonal font with 4 lions at stem and the 4 evangelist symbols alternating with lions to the panels around the bowl. C14 cusped piscina to south wall of chancel. The north wall of the chancel contains a recessed tomb; C14 with full size figure of a former Rector, John Chaperson, died 1349. The tomb has a boldly cusped and crocketted ogee arch flanked by pinnacled shafts. Plain box pews and arms of George III.

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