CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1171129
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, THE STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Ringland
National Grid Reference:
TG 13380 14068

Details

TG 11 SW RINGLAND THE STREET, (west end)

6/41 Church of St. Peter. 10.5.61.

- I

Parish church. C13 west tower. Remainder of fabric C14 and C15. Flint with limestone dressings. Lead roofs over nave and aisles; slate roof on chancel. West tower, south porch, nave, north and south aisles and chancel. Square west tower with staged angle buttresses at north-west and south west corners. Embattled parapet with flushwork panels and bases for corner pinnacles. 2- light Decorated bell openings; single lancet in west wall. C15 south porch in knapped flint with flushwork gable; flushwork panels in plinth of east and west walls. Arched doorway under a square label with angels carved in the spandrels. Head stops. Three south aisle windows with C19 restored heads; staged buttresses divide bays. Fine Perpendicular clerestorey of seven 2- light windows. Blocked window in nave east gable. Staged buttresses to chancel walls with flushwork panels and shield motif in plinths. 2 and 3- light Decorated windows, some much restored. In the north wall of the north aisle, adjoining the doorway, a quatrefoil window possibly surviving from an earlier clerestorey range and now reset. Aisle east windows, 3-light inter- secting and cusped tracery under a four-centred head. C14 north and south arcades; double chamfered arches on octagonal piers and capitals. Very fine C15 hammer beam roof over nave : roll-moulded principals; arch-braces from hammer beams concealed by rib-vaulted timber coving on wall posts with attached shafts rising from carved wall corbels. Vertical ashlar panels decorated with quatrefoil panels and castellated crest. Bosses at intersection of principals. Aisle roofs much restored : arch braces to principals with pierced spandrels. Aisles contain some re-used bench ends and C17 rails with turned balusters and posts with acorn finials. Old iron-bound door to tower set in restored opening. Remains of C15 screen : two sections of two panels with eight painted figures of Apostles. Octagonal font with carved bowl panels, stem with four pilaster buttresses and four seated beasts, all on octagonal plinth. Much medieval glass remains in clerestorey windows.

Listing NGR: TG1338014068

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
228432
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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