- Place of Worship
- St Peter’s Church
- An archetypical country church, with a pretty round tower and lovely thatched roof.
- Theberton with Eastbridge, Suffolk IP16 4SA
- Church of England
Standing at the centre of a local community.
There are many churches that I appreciate in my part of East Suffolk - but my favourite church is St Peter’s in Theberton, which was first built in the 12th Century of knapped flint, the local material, as there is a dearth of stone in E England, and which retains a round tower, and a thatched roof. It has a simple and plain interior, though a small side chapel has been gaily restored with bright paintwork. The community has worked hard to raise funds for its preservation and restoration, and I am glad to say this has made the villages of Theberton and Eastbridge draw together with a strong sense of community. There is a small and tranquil churchyard around it, and for me it is the essence of the English country church, still standing at the centre of a local community.