Description: Church of St.peter
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 224414
OS Grid Reference: TG3446719735
OS Grid Coordinates: 634467, 319735
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7244, 1.4707
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7/83 Church of St. Peter
Parish church. Mid C14. Nave demolished 1790 and chancel consolidated and
restored. All windows 1870. Flint with ashlar dressings and some brick.
Pantile roof. West wall below bell turret 1790 reusing double hollow chamfered
west doorway. Above is C15 tabernacle frieze of 7 panels. Central 3 panels
ogeed and cusped. These contain high relief figures. Remainder display
shields within cusping. Above is frieze of triangular and circular flushwork.
Above again a plaque recording events of 1790 below a C15 nodding and cusped
ogee. Diagonal buttresses to sides. Bell turret is louvred below leaded broach
spire. Stepped side buttresses to north and south flanks and 3 Perpendicular
2-light windows. Buttresses with flushwork panels. Wave moulded priests'
door on south. Brick saw-toothed eaves cornice. Diagonal east buttresses.
Transomed 3-light Perpendicular east window. From south-east corner a covered
walk leads to Sunday school building, all of 1870. Interior. King post roof
with collars on straight braces. One C15 poppyhead bench end. Polygonal
C16 linenfold pulpit with moulded base and top rail. Stands on later box
plinth. Excellent C14 octagonal traceried font, the stem with one 2-light
reticulated window motif, ogeed. Bowl with 2 2-light mofits each panel,
alternating between reticulated as stem and early Perpendicular lozenge
tracery. Cusped and ogeed piscina in chancel with encircled quatrefoils in
spandrels, each containing a blank shield.
Listing NGR: TG3446719735
Source: English Heritage
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