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Latitude: 52.5829 / 52°34'58"N
Longitude: 0.8766 / 0°52'35"E
OS Eastings: 594988
OS Northings: 302224
OS Grid: TF949022
Mapcode National: GBR SCT.0GK
Mapcode Global: WHLSH.FBPR
Entry Name: Church of Ss Peter and Paul
Location: Carbrooke, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Listing Date: 16 July 1958
Last Amended: 31 August 1983
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 220046
Source ID: 1305276
CARBROOKE CHURCH STREET
8/7 Church of SS Peter and Paul
(Formerly listed as Church
16.7.58 of St Peter and St Paul)
Parish church. Late C13 and C15. Flint with ashlar quoins and ashfelt roof. West tower,
nave, aisles and chancel. Early C15 tower of 4 stages with diagonal buttresses.
Flushwork base common to north porch and nave. West door with carved spandrels and frieze
4-light mid C15 window above. Ringing chamber with square ventilation panels of punched
cusped quatrefoils enclosing armorial shields. 3-light Perpendicular belfry windows under
battlemented parapet with flushwork. South porch with 4-centred arch of continuous
bowtell mouldings. Inner door ogeed with finial cut by flat panelled ceiling. Buttressed
aisles with 3-light Perpendicular windows, probably early C15. Gargoyle head stops to
hood moulds. C19 coped parapet above undercut string course on south side only.
Chancel late C13. 3 bays with 2 flat buttresses to north and south and diagonal at east.
3 C15 inserted 3-light windows under hood moulds. Single chamfered priest's door.
5-light cast window of c.1300, Cusped intersecting lights supporting quatrefoiled circle,
2 trefoiled circles and 2 mouchettes. 2 north chancel windows as south. Rood stair
turret. 2 storey north porch, now blocked to become vestry. lower roof with tierceron
star vault with bosses. Clerestory of 5 3-light windows. One 3-light window above
chancel arch. Interior of 5 bays. Tall octagonal bases to wave moulded piers with
capitals and shafts at cardinal points. Triple chamfered arches with double wave
mouldings Tower arch wave, hollow and roll moulded on similar bases. Balustraded
gallery. String course below clerestory. C15 false hammerbeam roof with elaborately
decorated wall plate on wall posts dropping to projecting timber corbels. Hammerbeams
are angels. Arched braces to ridge piece. 2 principals per bay. Single purlins with
large floral bosses at intersections. Flat arch braced aisle roofs with moulded rafters
and purlins, with similar bosses. Openwork spandrels to braces. 3 tiers of panelled
niches flank chancel arch. C18 coved plaster ceiling in chancel. Double piscina under
pointed undercut arches. C15 oak screen with tracery. Cl4 octagonal font with tracery
Listing NGR: TF9498802224
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