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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 9 September 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195331
OS Grid Reference: TA2865102780
OS Grid Coordinates: 528651, 402780
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5060, -0.0616
There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in St Peter's Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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TA 20 SE HOLTON LE CLAY CHURCH WALK
1/24 Church of
Parish church. C11, C13, C14, C16, 1850 rebuilding. Coursed and
squared ironstone and limestone rubble, brown and red brick,
plain grey concrete tiled roofs. Western tower, nave, chancel.
The square unbuttressed tower has extended footings, single
chamfered offset to belfry, embattled parapet and gargoyles. In
the south side is a small rectangular light and the belfry stage
has paired C14 2 light ogee headed cusped openings. In the west
wall is a blocked door with a round head and in the blocking a
C13 lancet. Rectangular light to middle stage. The nave is in
part built of massive square stones and in the north wall is a
blocked C16 4 centred arched doorway and a C14 3 light window
with ogee heads to the lights and chamfered square surround. The
upper part of chancel and east wall of nave were replaced in red
brick c.1850. The C19 east window has 3 lights. On thesouth
side the chamfered reveal only survives of a window in the
chancel. In the nave south wall is a C19 rectangular window with
hood and a C14 window matching that to the north. The south
doorway is single chamfered with moulded hood, recut in C19. The
pitch of an earlier nave roof is visible in the east wall of the
tower. Interior. The C11 tower arch is tall and narrow with
rounded head, plain imposts. In the south reveal is a reused
piece of C10 sculpture having 2 panels of interlace. The chancel
arch is C19, double chamfered with single imposts. In the east
wall of the nave is a reset piscina with reset C13 cusped head.
All fittings are Cl9 and C20 apart from the C12 tub font with
cable moulding round the rim and a panel of chevrons running into
low relief blank intersecting arcading.
Listing NGR: TA2865102780
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Source: English Heritage
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