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South Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 29397 99541



7/14 Church of St.Peter 5.9.60

- II*

Parish church. Medieval. Flint and iron-bound conglomerate with brick and stone dressings. Slate and tile roofs. West tower, nave, north aisle, south porch, chancel. C12 round tower with some conglomerate. Small round-headed windows to south and west with blocked slits above. Round-headed window at higher level to north. 4 bell-openings facing roughly north east, south east, north west and south west with rendered brick dressings. Polygonal parapet, chequerwork brick and flint. 3 bay nave with C19/20 brick buttresses to south; 2 restored windows of 3 lights with panel tracery under 4-centred arches, one with brick hood mould, one with C19 stone hood; brick relieving arches over both. North aisle, perhaps the 'new aisle' mentioned in Will of 1508. C19 west window of 3 lights. Doorway with continuous chamfer and hood mould. Square headed window of 2 ogee lights; one C19 3-light. Eastern aisle window with 2 ogee lights. Clerestorey of 8 C19 stone-dressed windows. 2 lead plaques. Chancel of 2 bays with C19/20 brick buttresses. To south restored priest's doorway with C19 hood mould with figure-stops. C19 2-light Decorated window. To north, one 2-light Decorated window. East window C19 of 3 lights. Porch to south nave restored with C20 brick. C19 2-light windows to east and west. Niche with brick reveals over archway which has shafts, simple capitals and chamfered arch. C12 doorway to nave has continuous inner order, outer attached shafts with debased acanthus capitals with imposts; hood mould with figure-stops. Medieval door. Interior. North arcade of 4 bays with one pier to west having continuous moulding, one octagonal pier with attached shaft to'east and one octagonal pier. 2 4- centred arches to west, 2 pointed arches to east. Stoup beside south door. Aumbry in south nave wall. Door to tower. Chancel arch with imposts. Arch- braced nave roof with angels holding shields, restored. Arched braced roof to aisle. Double piscina in chancel with triangular arches and free-standing shaft between. C19 fittings probably of restoration of 1849. Fine seven sacrament font mentioned in wills of 1466-8, defaced.

Listing NGR: TM2939799541


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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: 03 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03813/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E.M Trendell. Source Historic England Archive
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