CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1153045
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Shernborne
National Grid Reference:
TF 71377 32428

Details

TF 73 SW SHERNBORNE

5/23 Church of SS Peter and Paul.

5/6/53 II*

Parish Church. Norman and Early English, C11 and C13 evidence, largely rebuilt 1898 by H.J. Green, the Diocesan architect for Norwich, with Sir Reginald Blomfield, an architect much employed on the Sandringham Estate, as consultant. - Flint and carstone rubble, free-stone dressings, plain-tiled nave and chancel roofs, lead south aisle roofs. Nave with south aisle and south porch, chancel. External details all of 1898, still High Victorian in feeling in west window tracery and bell cote. Interior has 2 bay south arcade with C13 Early English or later central octagonal pier and 2 half-octagonal respond piers, with moulded bases, renewed higher up. Closely set scissor braced roof to nave, boarded to chancel. Tesselated floors. Font, stone, Norman, has base plinth, shaft with 4 piers with bases and capitals, square bowl with slightly bowed sides, angle piers with bases and capitals. Lion-mask to each of 4 sides, interlace and inhabited scrolls. Brass: Sir Thomas Shernborne and wife; a knight in armour and his lady, mounted on north wall. Pulpit 1898, pews 1919, east window stained 1924.

Listing NGR: TF7137732428

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
221408
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: 02 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03146/29
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