CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1342579
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, DEREHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, DEREHAM ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Scarning
National Grid Reference:
TF 95409 12197

Details

TF 91 SE SCARNING DEREHAM ROAD (north side)

6/28 Church of St Peter 30/5/60 and Paul

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dress- ings. Slate and plaintile roofs. West tower; aisleless nave with south porch. Chancel with vestry to south. C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses. Flush- work panelling to plinth and buttresses. Canted stair turret to south. Traceried 3-light Perpendicular west window. 2 sound holes with traceried diagonal motifs. 2-light ovolo-moulded traceried bell-openings: probably post-Medieval. Crow-stepped parapet with 2 surviving Evangelist symbols at corners. 6 3-light Perpendicular nave windows. Central pair of windows with pairs of double-cusped soufflets. Pair of moulded nave doorways. Heavily restored chancel with 3 2-light cusped Y-traceried windows and a 3-light east window in Geometric style. Unusually large vestry with 2 2-light cusped square-headed windows in gable-end. Porch with dying mouldings to entrance arch and 2-light cusped Y-traceried side windows. Interior. Continuous double-ogee moulded outer order to tower arch. Continuous wave-moulded outer order to chancel arch. Both arches with semicircular responds. Cusped piscina in chancel. Late-Medieval 7-bay chancel screen with tracery, crocketting and mainly modern paint. C13 font with bulbous circular bowl surrounded by shafts with disproportionate stiff leaf capitals. Larger corner shafts with bell capitals supported in turn on octagonal shafts surrounding an octagonal stem. Tall font cover in form of crocketted spire.

Listing NGR: TF9540912197

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220775
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 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05330/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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