CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1290105
Date first listed:
01-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PETER'S ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PETER'S ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 61210 19736

Details

KING'S LYNN

TF61NW ST PETER'S ROAD, West Lynn 610-1/4/294 (West side) 01/12/51 Church of St Peter

II*

Parish Church. Norman origins, rebuilt 1270s, C14 tower, rest mainly C15. Chancel rebuilt 1934, whole restored 1905. Ashlar west tower, brick nave, transepts and stone chancel. Slate roofs. 3-stage tower, externally of 4 stages. Diagonal buttresses to west, stepped to east. 3-light west window. Cusped petal tracery to square ringing chamber ventilation lights. 2-light belfry windows. Crenellated parapet with short spire. Nave with three 3-light Perpendicular windows north and south separated by stepped buttresses. Plain brick north porch. Gabled opposing vestry of 1922 in south porch location. Gabled transepts with diagonal buttresses and 4-light Perpendicular main windows. Bell-cote to nave east gable. Chancel has a Mansard roof. 4-light Perpendicular east window. INTERIOR. Triple-chamfered tower arch. Double-chamfered transept arches. Hollow and wave-moulded chancel arch with circular responds. Nave roof of alternating tie beam and hammer beam trusses. The crenellated ties have arched braces with pierced spandrels and moulded queen posts; hammer beams with carved figures of apostles. 2 tiers of moulded butt purlins and ridge piece. 7 Sacraments font; plain octagonal stem; low relief carving on bowl, the eighth panel depicting Christ Enthroned. At east end of nave is a brass to Adam Outlawe; figure in clerical dress, 1503.

Listing NGR: TF6121019736

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
384305
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: 12 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/14154/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Francis Polaine. Source Historic England Archive
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