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Ruins of Church of St Peter Great Ringstead 30 Metres South West of Ringstead Bury House, Ringstead

Description: Ruins of Church of St Peter Great Ringstead 30 Metres South West of Ringstead Bury House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221263

OS Grid Reference: TF7050240168
OS Grid Coordinates: 570502, 340168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9318, 0.5353

Location: Hall Lane, Ringstead, Norfolk PE36 5JZ

Locality: Ringstead
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE36 5JZ

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Listing Text


Ruins of Church of St.
2/81 Peter, Great Ringstead
30 metres south-west of
5/6/53 Ringstead Bury House


Round tower. C12. Former parish church of St. Peter Great Ringstead
amalgamated with that of St. Andrew Little Ringstead, (q.v.)in 1771.Church
demolished 1792 and tower re-used as garden building. Coursed rubble flint
with, on north, the chamfered brick embrasure and central mullion of a C15
or C16 belfry window. East face re-arranged as a classical grotto in 1792
with rubble clunch with black glazed former brick kiln lining blocks as
rusticated quoins and as architrave and voussoirs to the central arch.
Pedimented gable with string course base somewhat dilapidated, perhaps a late
C18 insertion. Attached at south a headstone dated 1755, and at north 3 C18
headstones. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County Number 224.

Listing NGR: TF7050240168

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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