CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1152695
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, BUXTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, BUXTON ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Spixworth
National Grid Reference:
TG 24068 15770

Details

TG 21 NW SPIXWORTH BUXTON ROAD (east side)

2/53 Church of St. Peter. 10/5/61

G.V. I

Parish Church. Fabric mainly of the C14 and C15, the core of the south-west tower possibly earlier. Flint with limestone and brick dressings. Lead-covered shallow-pitched roofs. Tower at south-west corner, nave chancel and south aisle; C20 brick, flint and pantiled vestry on north side of nave. Small, square unbuttressed tower; castellated parapet with brick dressings, red brick quoins to upper section, stone quoins at lower level. Single-light bell- openings. Shallow-pitched roofs with coped parapets; roof continuous over nave and chancel. Three-light Decorated west window; doorway in west wall of south aisle. Perpendicular three-light window in south wall of aisle. Nave and chancel windows generally with Decorated flowing tracery; three-light east window with a spray of leaf-forms springing from the centre, the outer two panels with ogee heads. East and west walls with diagonal staged buttresses. South arcade of three bays with octagonal piers and double hollow- chamfered arches. South aisle roof with roll-moulded rafters and purlins; alternate principal rafters have arch-braces on wall posts and corbels with carved spandrels. Nave roof has cambered tie beams with chamfered butted ridge and side-purlins. Rood loft stairs on south side of chancel (no chancel arch) C15 piscina and triple sedilia grouped under a single square label mould in chancel south wall. At the north-east corner of the chancel, a fine alabaster monument to William Peck(+ 1635) and his wife, by Edward Marshall : two reclining shrouded figures under a coffered arch surmounted by a scrolled broken pediment on black marble columns. Tub-font, C12, with square base on round supports.

Listing NGR: TG2406815770

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228121
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03795/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Smee. Source Historic England Archive
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