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St Peter

St Peter’s is a modest rural church within the Suffolk Sandlings Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and bounded by a SSSI.

Blaxhall, Suffolk

Opening times

The church is open from 9am to sunset, 7 days a week.


Church Road
IP12 2DH

An original 13th century building with additions n the 14th and 15th centuries. Further restoration in 17th century. Brick and flint construction with a hammer beam roof which is slate covered. Several stained glass windows, in the characteristic style of the Arts & Crafts School, were produced by members of the acclaimed Rope family who lived locally. The artists were Ellen Mary; Margaret Agnes and Margaret E Aldrich Rope. The belfry contains six bells dating from 1655 to 1902.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Parking within 250m

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

  • Wolfson Fabric Repair Grant, £5,000, 2020

  • Wolfson Fabric Repair Grants are awarded for urgent repair projects, based on our recommendation, to help keep churches open.

  • Gateway Grant, £6,500, 2020

  • Our Gateway Grants fund churches developing building projects and also urgent maintenance and repair projects to help keep churches open.

Contact information

Other nearby churches

St John the Baptist

Campsea Ashe, Suffolk

From bells and butterflies to wonderful windows, what else will you discover?