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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Fakenham

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 222969

OS Grid Reference: TF9192629704
OS Grid Coordinates: 591926, 329704
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8307, 0.8475

Locality: Fakenham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 9DX

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Listing Text


Church of St Peter
and St Paul
TF 9129 NE 1/1 6.3.59


North doorway is all that remains of the Early English church. C14 chancel with
Decorated north and south windows and large Decorated east window of 5 lights.
C14 nave and north and south aisles with 6-bay arcades with octagonal piers and
double-hollow-chamfered arches, tall tower and chancel arches. Large 4-stage
Perpendicular west tower circa 1400-50, with flushwork at base, and west doorway
with flanking niches and panelled frieze above.
Above, a large 6-light west window. Tower has panelled buttresses, embattled
parapet, pinnacles and Perpendicular traceried belfry. Late C15 south porch.
C14 Sedilia and Piscina with crocketed ogee arch. C15 octagonal font with carved
panels. C14 Decorated screen much restored in C19. C15 and C16 brasses in chancel.
Pedestal poor-box dated 1665. Built of flint with freestone dressings and slate

Listing NGR: TF9192629704

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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