CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1152619

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Forncett

National Grid Reference: TM 16494 92826

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5321 FORNCETT CHURCH ROAD Forncett St Peter Church of St Peter TM 19 SE 8/1 7.12.59

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2. C11, C14 and C15. Saxon round west tower with circular openings half way up and near top, 2-light bell-openings with arched and triangular heads and recessed central shafts. Tall nave with clerestory and north and south aisles, with Perpendicular windows. Chancel with some herringbone flushwork and Perpendicular windows. windows. porch with flushwork panelling. Materials: flint with stone dressings and slate roofs. Interior: Three bay arcades, late C14. C15 roof with embattled tiebeams and arched braces. Good bench ends with poppy-heals and figures, possibly C15, restored C19, or wholly 1857 (Pevsner). Jacobean pulpit. C15 octagonal font. Alabaster tomb-chest Thomas Drake 1485 and wife with cusped panelled sides with shields and incised effigies on top slab. The churchyard contains some C18 head stones.

Listing NGR: TM1649492826

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 225367

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North West and South Norfolk, (1962)

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