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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1154114



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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Needham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 225619

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1. 5321 NEEDHAM HIGH ROAD (north-west side) Church of St Peter TM 28 SW 21/1A 7.12.59


2. Norman round west tower with C16 brick and flint octagonal top stage with C19 battlements and with circular stair turret half way up. C15 Perpendicular nave windows, but walls are probably earlier. Chancel built in 1735, red brick with blue headers, and with gothic windows of 1884. Early C16 brick south porch with octagonal angle shafts with pinnacles and stepped gable, moulded brick arch, moulded brick friezes with quatrefoil motifs, arch-braced roof with crenelleted wall plate. Interior: C15 arch-braced nave roof with high collar beams, with moulded and crenellated wall plate and tiebeams. Stairs to rood loft on north wall of nave. Chancel with segmental vaulted ceiling with cornice. C15 bench ends with poppy-head and border with fleurons Back of one bench with carved trail and inscription "Use wel thy tyme for dethe is comyng M: The sentence of God Allmighty is everlastyng E". C15 door to tower stairs. C15 octagonal font with four lions against stem and alternating roses and signs of the Evangelists on side of bowl. Built of flint rubble with stone dressings, partly rendered, brick south porch and chancel. Slate and tiled roofs.

Listing NGR: TM2310781912

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National Grid Reference: TM 23107 81912


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