Parish Church of St Peter and Paul, Wisbech - Fenland

Built of limestone with Barnack dressings, limestone and pebble rubble, originally plastered. Visible remains of C12 church at west end and in north aisle. Chancel rebuilt in C14 and nave enlarged. Extensive restoration 1885-6 by Mr Bassett-Smith. Issues include dangerous turret stair and pinnacle which overhangs public footpath; roof coverings over north and south aisles coming to the end of their serviceable life; and groundwater drainage issues. Parish applying for Heritage Lottery Fund grant 2018.

Parish Church of St Peter and Paul, Wisbech - Fenland
© Nicholas Warns Architects

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Parish Church of St Peter and Paul
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1229992
  • Local Planning Authority: Fenland
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Parish Church of St Peter and Paul
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • District / Borough: Fenland
  • Parish: Wisbech
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North East Cambridgeshire
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England