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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Scarning, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6722 / 52°40'20"N

Longitude: 0.8887 / 0°53'19"E

OS Eastings: 595409

OS Northings: 312197

OS Grid: TF954121

Mapcode National: GBR SBN.HHQ

Mapcode Global: WHLS3.M3D7

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220775

Location: Scarning, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Parish: Scarning

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Scarning

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

Listing Text

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

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