Church of St Peter and St Paul

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1039454
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1959
Statutory Address:
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Fakenham

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Fakenham

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Fakenham
National Grid Reference:
TF 91926 29704

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/02/2020

TF 9129 NE 1/1

FAKENHAM Oak Street Church of St Peter and St Paul

(Formerly listed under CHURCH LANE)

6.3.59

I

North doorway is all that remains of the Early English church. C14 chancel with Decorated north and south windows and large Decorated east window of five lights. C14 nave and north and south aisles with six-bay arcades with octagonal piers and double-hollow-chamfered arches, tall tower and chancel arches. Large four-stage Perpendicular west tower circa 1400-50, with flushwork at base, and west doorway with flanking niches and panelled frieze above. Above, a large six-light west window. Tower has panelled buttresses, embattled parapet, pinnacles and Perpendicular traceried belfry. Late C15 south porch. C14 Sedilia and Piscina with crocketed ogee arch. C15 octagonal font with carved panels. C14 Decorated screen much restored in C19. C15 and C16 brasses in chancel. Pedestal poor-box dated 1665. Built of flint (Quaternary) with Lincolnshire Limestone dressings and slate roofs.

Listing NGR: TF9192629704

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
222969
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 18 February 2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 21 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15675/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Hamilton. Source Historic England Archive
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