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CHURCH OF ST PETER

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER

List entry Number: 1352566

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, BECCLES ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 281973

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HOLTON BECCLES ROAD TM 4077 8/14 Church of St. Peter 1.9.53 II*

Parish church. Medieval; considerably restored 1856-7, when the north aisle was added. Nave, chancel, west tower, north aisle, south porch. Flint rubble with stone dressings; small remains of old plaster on the south chancel wall; the north aisle is faced with knapped flint. Plaintiled roofs. C12 round tower with a later bell-chamber stage of brick and flint rubble, with a red brick crenellated parapet. There are original semi-circular headed lancet windows at 3 levels, the upper range of 8 (alternate ones now blocked) being the original bell-chamber level. The later stage has louvred bell-chamber openings to each quarter. C12 core to nave, the south wall re-faced in C19 and with 3 C19 pointed lancet windows. Fine C12 south nave doorway, unusually call: one order of colonnettes with scallop-carved cushion capitals and cable- moulded shaft rings; the arch has an outer ring of scallops and 2 orders of roll-moulding. Above the doorway is a C12 carved panel depicting an animal in profile. C15 porch, considerably restored but with its original arched-braced roof. Above the entrance is an ogee-headed niche within which is a C19 statue of St. Peter. 2-bay chancel with 2-light C15 windows and a Priest's doorway; C19 3-light east window with intersecting tracery. The north aisle extends almost the full length of the nave and chancel and has lancet windows. Interior 3-bay nave arcade, 2-bay chancel arcade; the chancel aisle is used as the organ chamber and vestry. 5-bay arch-braced nave roof, probably C15 but altered and rebuilt at a lower level in mid C19. 3-bay arched-braced chancel roof, the main trusses C15, otherwise much renewed. Early C15 octagonal font, the bowl with foiled panels carved with alternate blank shields and flowers; the bowl is supported by 8 carved heads and the stem has 8 colonnettes. Simple pointed-arch piscina in south sanctuary. Mid C19 furnishings. Arms of George III over tower arch. The east window has stained glass by Kempe, dated 1899.

Listing NGR: TM4025677875

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National Grid Reference: TM 40256 77875

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