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Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Cromer

Description: Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: I
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 222504

OS Grid Reference: TG2197142201
OS Grid Coordinates: 621971, 342201
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9313, 1.3013

Location: Tucker Street, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9ES

Locality: Cromer
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR27 9ES

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Listing Text

(North Side)
892/1/16 Parish Church of St Peter
and St Paul


Fabric C15. Restored late C19 with rebuilding of chancel by Sir Arthur Blomfield in 1887-9. Flint, partly knapped flint, stone dressings and slated roofs. Comprising: tall nave with 6 perpendicular clerestory windows. C19 chancel. North and south aisles with 7 large perpendicular traceried windows, and buttresses between with niches. 2 storeyed north and south porches, the north porch vaulted, both with flushwork-panelled stair turrets, and flushwork panelling on side walls. Very tall west tower, 160 ft, 4 stages, pinnacles and ornate battlements, tall 2-light bell-openings on each side, set back buttresses, 5-light west window. West porch of knapped flint, niches either side of entrance, battlements, vaulted and elaborate inner doorway. Lofty interior with very tall tower arch, arcades and chancel arch. Stained glass in south aisle by Morris circa 1874. Traceried south door. Brass of 1518 in chancel wall.

Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Churchyard Boundary Wall, War Memorial and Monument to J H Earle form a group.

Listing NGR: TG2196542200

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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