Church of St Pega, Chestnut Close, Peakirk - Peterborough, City of (UA)

Parish church. Pega belonged to one of the great noble families of Mercia and sister of St Guthlac, founder of Crowland Abbey. Pega lived as an Anchoress at Peakirk, a village constructed largely from limestone but situated on the edge of the fens. The church contains traces of C11 work but dates principally from C12, comprising a nave, chancel, north and south aisles; chapel and a south porch. Contains a fine and extensive set of C14 wall paintings. Condition much improved following roof works, but the wall paintings remain vulnerable to damage.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST PEGA
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1221288
    Local Planning Authority:
    Peterborough, City of (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Pega
    Street Name:
    Chestnut Close
    Unitary Authority:
    Peterborough, City of (UA)
    Parish:
    Peakirk
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Peterborough
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739