CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1208952
Date first listed:
13-Dec-1949
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, GUNTON CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, GUNTON CHURCH LANE

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 54229 95752

Details

LOWESTOFT

TM59NW GUNTON CHURCH LANE, Gunton 914-1/1/92 (West side) 13/12/49 Church of St Peter

II*

Parish Church. C12, re-worked c1340, restored 1700, 1790 and 1901. West tower, continuous nave and chancel, south porch. Whole flints with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roofs. 3-stage round C12 tower lit through a pointed lancet to lower stage and a rounded lancet to ringing chamber. Four 2-light C14 ogeed belfry windows with one reticulation unit each. Brick parapet of 1985 conceals low conical roof. Brick and flint gabled south porch entered through a 4-centred arch under a square brick hood on labels. One C19 lancet to east and west flanks. Inner south door has one order of Norman zig-zag. The main south wall lit through a central pointed lancet and a C19 two-light Y-tracery window either side. Triple stepped lancets to east end, also C19. The north side has a gabled C19 chancel vestry entered through a doorway in the west return. The main wall is pierced by (east to west) a C13 pointed lancet, a round-headed C12 lancet and a C19 pointed lancet. Next west is a Norman north doorway: 2 orders of engaged shafts with block capitals; the round arch has an outer roll moulding and inner zig-zag. INTERIOR. Round-arched early Norman tower arch with minimal long-and-short quoins. Pews and scissor-braced roof all 1901. 4-centred arch leads on north side to blocked rood stairs. Arched piscina and bench sedilia in chancel.

Listing NGR: TM5422995752

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391287
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: 28 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00492/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David W. Collins. Source Historic England Archive
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