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North Norfolk (District Authority)
Corpusty and Saxthorpe
National Grid Reference:
TG 11493 29417


CORPUSTY NORWICH ROAD TG 12 NW 9/4 Church of St. Peter, Corpusty 4.10.60 II* Derelict Parish church. Medieval, restored 1891. Flint with stone dressings. Pantile roof. Tower, continuous nave and chancel, south porch. West tower of 3 stages with embattled parapet and diagonal buttresses; 3-light Perpendicular west window with panel tracery restored; tracery incomplete to bell openings; north opening of 2 cuspheaded lights beneath a quatrefoil; hood moulds of rendered brick. South porch: corrugated tile roof, south face restored with knapped flints, moulded arch on corbels, blocked niche above; C13 marble coffin lid at threshold; opening each side of 2 cuspheaded lights under square hood moulds; rendered brick side benches; C15 open rafter roof with moulded beams, restored C19. South doorway of continuous moulding under hood mould. South side 4 openings, 2 to nave, 2 to chancel, north side 3 openings, each of 2 cusped lights under curvilinear tracery, all unglazed, some tracery of rendered brick. Perpendicular of east window of 4 lights with panel tracery in rendered brick. North doorway with strap hinge terminating in two outward curves. Blocked arch way in north wall with brick soffit. Interior: King post nave roof, chancel roof of open rafter construction with ashlar plates. C15 blocked archway in north wall with chamfered arch and polygonal sideshafts of rendered brick. Archway in south wall to roof stair with figure stops to hood mould. Cuspheaded piscina. Tall C15 arch to tower with polygonal shafts. C15 style font, octagonal on octagonal stem with quatrefoils on the faces. C17 communion rails with Large bobbin turned balusters, now under tower. Fittings removed. Church is in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches.

Listing NGR: TG1149329417


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06412/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Diane Randell. Source Historic England Archive
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