Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1050629

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1960



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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Carleton St. Peter

National Grid Reference: TG 33967 02287


CARLETON ST. PETER FERRY ROAD, West Side TG 30 SW 2/31 Church of St. Peter 5.9.60 II*

Parish church. Fabric mainly 13th century and 14th century with later additions and remodelling. Flint and brick with limestone and brick dressings. Slate roofs, continuous over nave and chancel. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry. Early 16th century west tower of red brick, limestone and flint with staged diagonal western buttresses dressed in brick. Two-light bell openings with chamfered brick mullions and reveals. 3-light west window under a four-centred arch with drip mould: shallow inter- secting traceried head and chamfered brick reveals (mullions replaced in later red brick). Single opening above west window with brick arch and jambs. Later embattled parapet of flint dressed with red brick on moulded brick string course. Polygonal stair turret on south side. 19th century south porch in knapped flint: diagonal buttresses and coped parapet to south gable. Single-light east and west windows. Windows on south side generally 19th century restorations, 2-light square-headed with Perp. tracery. One lancet of c.1200 remains in nave south wall, with hollow roll moulded arch and jambs. To the west side of the lancet, a blocked semi-circular headed Norman window. 19th century 3-light east window. On the north side, three 19th century lancets with a small 14th century lancet to the west of the vestry. 19th century vestry with square-headed 2-light windows with drip moulds. Shallow staged brick buttress at NE corner of tower. Interior: nave and chancel ceiling boarded and battened. Tower arch with polygonal responds and double chamfered arch. 14th century screen much restored in 19th century, but retaining original colour and trail design on principal posts and rails. 15th century poppy-head benches. Trefoil headed. stoup in south wall of nave, the head disfigured by 20th century replastering. Late 13th century piscina in south wall of chancel. In north wall of chancel a slate memorial slab to the five children of Mr. Salletts and a segmental-headed recess containing a panel of black-letter script, 16th century. Octagonal font on two risers with arcaded stem and quatrefoil panels to bowl.

Listing NGR: TG3396702287


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

Legacy System number: 226738

Legacy System: LBS

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