CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1207046
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1977
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST JOHN, ST PETERS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST JOHN, ST PETERS ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 54052 91567

Details

LOWESTOFT

TM59SW ST PETER'S ROAD, Kirkley 914-1/3/95 (West side) 03/10/77 Church of St Peter and St John

II*

Parish Church. Early C15 north-west tower, the remainder 1875-87. Cut flint with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Nave, aisles and chancel, the baptistry added south of the tower 1893. 4-stage tower with diagonal stepped buttresses. 3-light Perpendicular west window, restored. Lancet to second stage above. Cusped square light to ringing chamber. 2-light louvred belfry windows. 4 corner turrets to the parapet. Between the gabled, apsed, baptistry and the tower is a square vestry lit through square-headed lights. The baptistry has trefoiled lancets with trefoils above. 4-bay aisles with stepped buttresses and 2-light Perpendicular windows. 5 square clerestory windows with quatrefoils or cusped petal motifs. Square south porch. 5-light chancel east window and 2 3-light side windows, those to the north omitted to facilitate the canted chancel vestry. INTERIOR. 5-bay double-chamfered arcade on octagonal piers of yellow brick with red brick banding. Very wide chancel arch. Arch-braced roof on wall posts dropping to corbels. Polychrome brick to baptistry. Chamfered west tower arch on wave-moulded jambs with one order of engaged columns on high polygonal bases. Plain octagonal C15 font from Gillingham church, Norfolk: quatrefoils to bowl facets. Wrought-iron Baptistry screen 1893 and chancel screen 1896 modified from a design by Arthur Bloomfield. (Strutt T: The Church of St Peter, Kirkley: Lowestoft: 1978-).

Listing NGR: TM5405291567

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391360
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Strutt, T , The Church of St Peter Kirkley, (1978)

Legal

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

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Date: 18 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00422/17
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