CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1051008
Date first listed:
27-Nov-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Great Yarmouth (District Authority)
Parish:
Burgh Castle
National Park:
THE BROADS
National Grid Reference:
TG 47640 04973

Details

BURGH CASTLE CHURCH ROAD TG 40 SE (south side) 7/17 Church of St. Peter 27.11.54 and St. Paul - II*

Parish church. Late C11 west tower. Nave and chancel retain C13 character but remodelled C15. North aisle 1847. South porch 1857. Flint with ashlar dressings and some brick. Partly rendered. Slate roofs. Circular 3 stage tower. Lancet west window. No ringing chamber windows but lancets to belfry with brick surrounds. Top of tower rebuilt in brick below crenellated parapet. Diagonal stepped western nave buttresses. Gabled porch with moulded entrance arch. 2 2-light Perpendicular south nave windows flank a single lancet. Stepped buttresses to south flank. Lean-to north aisle pierced by 2-light Perpendicular windows. 2 3-light Perpendicular south chancel windows under square heads. North chancel partly obscured by gabled C19 vestry. 3-light Perpendicular east window. Diagonal stepped buttresses to east end. Interior. Tall chamfered tower arch. 3 bay north arcade of C14 style : tall plinths and piers formed of 4 lobes with hollows between. Wave moulded arches. Scissor braced nave roof with renewed timbers and decorated wall plate. Font reputed to be of 1387 but looks C15. Octagonal with 4 crouching lions against stem. Angels under bowl. 4 lions and 4 shield-bearing angels alternate to bowl panels. 2 high splayed windows over south door. Brick rood stairs, blocked at top. Wave, hollow and chamfered chancel arch with circular responds. Chancel has remains of one irregular wall arch to north and south, that to south interrupted to allow insertion of window. Bench sedilia and trefoiled piscina.

Listing NGR: TG4764004973

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
227752
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02640/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Gallant. Source Historic England Archive
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