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Church of St Peter, Kimberley

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226506

OS Grid Reference: TG0715204172
OS Grid Coordinates: 607152, 304172
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5958, 1.0571

Location: Wymondham Road, Kimberley, Norfolk NR18 9EY

Locality: Kimberley
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR18 9EY

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Listing Text

(east side)
Church of St. Peter


Parish church. C12 north nave wall, C15 tower with upper half rebuilt in
1631 as advertised in brick at bell stage; rest C15 thoroughly refurbished
in the C19 and early C20. Flint with stone and brick dressings and plain-
tiled roofs. West tower, aisleless nave, south porch and chancel. Lower
part of tower with flushwork on diagonal buttresses. Upper parts with brick
dressings, Y-traceried bell-openings, parapets and obelisk finials. Restored
Decorated and Perpendicular window tracery in nave and chancel. C15 tower-
arch with double ogee mouldings and polygonal responds. Victorian chancel-
arch, screen and fittings. Hammerbeam nave roof dated 1904. Several fine
C17 and C18 floor slabs of Wodehouse family. Wall monument to Dame
Elizabeth Strutt (died 1651) with coloured marble columns flanking kneeling
effigy. Fine C15 and C16 stained glass fragments fill 2 chancel windows.

Listing NGR: TG0715204172

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Source: English Heritage

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