CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1219326
Date first listed:
03-Apr-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, WHITE HART STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, WHITE HART STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Thetford
National Grid Reference:
TL 86927 83176

Details

THETFORD

TL8683 WHITE HART STREET 617-1/5/171 (South East side) 03/04/51 Church of St Peter

II*

Parish church. C14 and C15. West tower rebuilt 1789. Flint and flushwork with ashlar dressings. Tile nave and chancel roofs and lead north aisle roofs. West tower, nave, north nave and chancel aisles and chancel. 4-stage tower with diagonal west buttresses and side east buttresses. Ogeed west doorway with multiple mouldings below date: 1789. Ringing chamber with 2-light Y-tracery north and south windows; upper ringing chamber with one 3-light Y-tracery west window. 2-light louvred belfry windows. Crenellated parapet. Four 3-light Perpendicular south nave windows under 4-centred arches separated by stepped buttresses. Gabled nave roof. North nave aisle has a 3-light Perpendicular west window, an arched north doorway with double sunk-quadrant mouldings and two 3-light cusped windows under flat hoods. Later chimney separates nave from north chancel aisle. Four 2-light C15 north clerestory windows. North chancel aisle pierced by 3 paired lancets. South chancel lit through two C19 three-light Perpendicular windows. Stepped side buttresses. Arched brick C20 door to right. 3-light C19 east window. Running south from east buttress is a length of flint and brick wall containing a stone pointed arch. INTERIOR: 4-bay north arcade with double chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Moulded capitals and bases. Double-chamfered chancel arch with circular responds. North aisle roof has C15 moulded principals and one tier of butt purlins, carved arched braces and 4-centred wall arches. North chancel chapel with 3 arcade bays of double-chamfered pointed arches and a C16 four-bay roof of flat-moulded principals and butt purlins. Boarded barrel-vaulted chancel roof. C19 octagonal font in chancel. Seats and pulpit C19. West wall of nave with painted Royal Arms of George III.

Listing NGR: TL8692783176

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
384849
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: 13 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04166/09
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