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Ruins of Church of St Peter, Wiggenhall St Germans

Description: Ruins of Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 221361

OS Grid Reference: TF6043413252
OS Grid Coordinates: 560434, 313252
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6932, 0.3725

Locality: Wiggenhall St Germans
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE34 3HG

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Listing Text


4/29 Ruins of Church of
8.7.59 St. Peter

- II*

Former parish church. Largely C15, chancel in construction 1421. Ashlar with
brick repairs, no roof. West tower, nave, chancel. 3 stage tower, the lower
2 undifferentiated, flat buttresses to east, setback south-west, stair turret
north-west. 3-light west window under hood. Square lancets to ringing chamber
and 2-light belfry windows. Plain parapet. Low arched doors to north, south
and west of tower. South aisle demolished 1840 and 3-light windows reset into
blocked arcade arches. 4 bay arcade of square section piers with semi-circular
lobes. North as south but with 5 stepped buttresses. Chancel windows 2-light
: one to north, 2 to south, of earlier post-Decorated type than nave. East
window under 4-centred arch but tracery mostly missing, unlike other

Listing NGR: TF6043413252

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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