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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 224394
OS Grid Reference: TG3142819549
OS Grid Coordinates: 631428, 319549
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7240, 1.4257
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HOVETON ST. PETER'S LANE
TG 31 NW
7/63 Church of St. Peter
Parish church. Dated 1624, restored 1884 by H.J. Green, Diocesan architect,
and 1947. Brick with thatched roof. Rectangular plan comprising
undifferentiated nave and chancel. 3-light intersecting west and east
windows. 2 2-light Y windows to north and south, all windows with hood moulds
on labels. Brick plinth. West and east gables stepped with trefoil coping
on kneelers. Bell-cote to west has rebated centre and stepped gable. Gabled
south porch, the gable stepped and supported on kneelers. Double chamfered
inner and outer arches are semi-circular. Outer arch with hood on labels
below datestone 1624, One stepped side buttress to nave and diagonal stepped
eastern buttresses, all with tumbling. South side has corbelled eaves
cornice, north side a saw-toothed eaves cornice. Blocked double chamfered
north door. Interior. Tie beams to now boarded roof have small sunk quadrant
mouldings. Polygonal pulpit panelled and with palmette frieze below top rail.
C19 linefold altar dado. Circular C19 drum font enriched by 4 patee crosses
in punched roundels, otherwise plain. Asymmetrical wall monument in form
of cartouche to Mary Aufrere 1750 : composed of drapery folds with cherub
at apex holding coat of arms; further cherubic head to left.
Listing NGR: TG3142819549
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Source: English Heritage
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