This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
MAUTBY MILL ROAD TG 41 SE (north side) 2/46 Church of St. Peter and St. Paul 25.9.62 - II*
Parish church. Late C12 west tower with C14 belfry. Late C13 chancel and nave, the former remodelled C14 retaining original continuous plan. Restored 1884 and 1984. Flint with ashlar dressings and thatched roofs. 2 stage circular tower with C14 octagonal belfry stage. 2-light reticulated west window. No ringing chamber openings. Set-off below belfry. Alternate facets of belfry pierced by wide trefoiled lights. Crenellated parapet. Gabled south porch with continuous mouldings to entrance arch. Double chamfered north doorway below hood on head stops. 3 restored 2-light Flowing north and south nave windows. One buttress at east end of nave. 2 2-light Y tracery south chancel windows flank priests' door. Doorway with one hollow chamfer and square imposts. One 2-light Y tracery window to north chancel. 5-light intersecting east window. Interior. Tower arch has wave mouldings and casements and one order of shafts with polygonal capitals. Octagonal font enriched by 8 engaged shafts to stem framing traceried panels. Bowl panels have quatrefoils and shields. Former south aisle revealed by octagonal arcade, the piers on bases with angle spurs and polygonal capitals. Stilted double chamfered arches.
Boarded nave roof. Restored C16 chancel screen comprising 2 bays each side of cusped ogee opening. Traceried dado panels. Panel tracery below C19 top rail. Founder's tomb in south nave under broken ogee canopy with crockets.
Early C14 effigy is cross-legged and in armour. Stepped sedilia and piscina in chancel, cusped. Chancel roof of principals on curved braces, 2 tiers butt purlins.
Listing NGR: TG4807012377
© Mr Nigel Gallant. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Gallant, Nigel
Rights Holder: Gallant, Nigel
Ashlar, Flint, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship