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Church of St Peter and Paul, Wendling

Description: Church of St Peter and Paul

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220788

OS Grid Reference: TF9313413134
OS Grid Coordinates: 593134, 313134
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6815, 0.8557

Location: A47, Wendling, Norfolk NR19 2NE

Locality: Wendling
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR19 2NE

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Listing Text


5/41 Church of St.Peter
30/5/60 and Paul

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Slate and
copper roofs. West tower; aisleless nave with south porch and south transept;
chancel. West tower with diagonal buttresses. 2-light panel traceried west
window with embattled transom. Canted staircase projection to north. 2-light
cusped Y-traceried bell-openings. Crenellated parapet with flushwork. Nave
with Norman west jamb of former south door to west of porch. 2 restored 2-
light traceried windows to south. C14 plain chamfered doorway with a re-set
Norman prokrossos above. Blocked C14 plain chamfered doorway to north with
fragments of former Norman doorway to the side. One 3-light panel traceried
window and one 3-light window with mouchettes. Signs of former rood stair.
South transept with a 4-light panel traceried window in gable-end. South porch
with 4-centred entrance arch. Chancel with 2 C14 2-light windows to south
with dagger soufflets. Priest's door with carved label stops. C15 3-light
east window. Interior 3-ordered tower arch without responds. Moulded
4-centred chancel arch on facetted responds. Plain chamfered 4-centred tran-
sept arch on corbels. Plain blocked rood stair doorway to north. Medieval
arch braced chancel roof. Octagonal font with rustic and mutilated carvings.

Listing NGR: TF9313413134

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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