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