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Church of St Peter, Mundham

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227391

OS Grid Reference: TM3248498024
OS Grid Coordinates: 632484, 298024
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5304, 1.4262

Location: Brooke Road, Mundham, Norfolk NR15 1DH

Locality: Mundham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1DH

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Listing Text


3/44 Church of St. Peter

Parish church. Medieval. 'Flint with stone dressings. Pantile and slate roofs.
West tower, C12 nave, C19 north aisle, south porch, C14 chancel. Embattled
tower of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses to west. Restored west window of
2 cupsed lights with a perpendicular member rising from the head of each light;
hood mould; some brick voussoirs. Small single cusped lights with hood moulds
to the ringing chamber. Bell-openings as west window. Flushwork battlement
with pinnacles at angles. 3-bay nave with added buttresses to south. 2
restored 3 ogee-light windows, under square hood moulds. North aisle of 1887
has 2 similar windows. C19 doorway in west wall of aisle. No clerestorey.
Unbuttressed chancel of 2 bays with 2 restored 2-light Decorated windows to
south with hood moulds with figure stops. Similar window to north. East window
C19 Decorated. Unbuttressed south porch to first nave bay. C19 2-light windows
to east and west; archway with polygonal shafts, capitals and bases with hollow
chamfer to arch; continuous outer order; hood mould. Blocked niche over.
Elaborately carved C12 nave doorway of 3 orders. Chevron moulded and plain
shafts; intermediate angles with concave flowers, pyramidal and cable mouldings.
Arch with chevron, paired scroll and billet mouldings. Interior: stoup beside
south door. Nave arcade of 2 bays of 1887. Westernmost nave bay is used as
a vestry, the wall to nave with medieval paintings including St. Christopher.
Opening in south wall of tower having brick reveals and arch, possibly a wafer
oven. Tower arch with imposts. Nave roof with embattled wall plate. Plain
ashlaring, scissor-braces. C15 rood screen with cavetto moulding to middle
rail, remains of crenellation to top rail. Chancel: restored piscina.
Arch braced roof with roll-moulded wall plate, purlins and braces. C19 font;
remains of C12 font bowl and supporting shafts with some capitals in tower.
Royal arms dated 1743 GIIR.

Listing NGR: TM3248498024

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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