CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1283860
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST PETER
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1283860.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Feb-2020 at 02:56:35.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
Parish:
St. Peter, South Elmham
National Grid Reference:
TM 33595 84809

Details

SOUTH ELMHAM, ST PETER TM 38 SW

4/83 Church of St Peter

1.9.53

- II*

Parish church. C12 and C14. Nave, chancel, south porch and west tower. Rubble flint to nave and chancel; stone dressings; slate roofs. 2-light. C14 and C15 windows to nave; Y-tracery windows to south side of chancel, none on north. The 3-light east window has intersecting tracery. Blocked north door.way to nave. Small tower in 4 stages, in rubble flint with an mixture of stone and red brick; diagonal buttresses at the west end with diagonal chequerwork in stone and flint to the bases and chequerwork panelling to the faces; battlemented and panelled parapet; 4 wide single-light windows to the top stage. Simple with diagonal buttresses and the remains of flushwork panels on the front. A single-light trefoil-headed window to each side, and remains of a holy water stoup. A plain Norman south doorway with one order of shafts, cushion capitals, and undecorated abaci. Simple interior, with C19 benches, pulpit, and lectern, and boarded replacement roof to chancel. Nave roof in 4 bays, with arched braces, and collars up to the apex of triangular form; carved motifs at the intersection ofpurlins and principals. High western tower arch. The fine C14 chancel arch has a continuous outer moulding up the jambs and over the arch, decorated with fleurons and heads. C15 font with a low octagonal base, 4 seated lions round the shaft, and the faces of the bowl with alternating blank shields and Tudor roses. Piscina beside the altar.

Listing NGR: TM3359584809

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
282347
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 06 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10546/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Withinshaw. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].