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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Mautby

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 September 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 227781

OS Grid Reference: TG4807012377
OS Grid Coordinates: 648070, 312377
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6523, 1.6662

Location: Mautby, Norfolk NR29 3JA

Locality: Mautby
Local Authority: Great Yarmouth Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 3JA

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Listing Text

TG 41 SE
(north side)
2/46 Church of St. Peter
and St. Paul
- II*

Parish church. Late C12 west tower with C14 belfry. Late C13 chancel and
nave, the former remodelled C14 retaining original continuous plan. Restored
1884 and 1984. Flint with ashlar dressings and thatched roofs. 2 stage
circular tower with C14 octagonal belfry stage. 2-light reticulated west
window. No ringing chamber openings. Set-off below belfry. Alternate facets
of belfry pierced by wide trefoiled lights. Crenellated parapet. Gabled south
porch with continuous mouldings to entrance arch. Double chamfered north
doorway below hood on head stops. 3 restored 2-light Flowing north and south
nave windows. One buttress at east end of nave. 2 2-light Y tracery south
chancel windows flank priests' door. Doorway with one hollow chamfer and square
imposts. One 2-light Y tracery window to north chancel. 5-light intersecting
east window. Interior. Tower arch has wave mouldings and casements and one
order of shafts with polygonal capitals. Octagonal font enriched by 8 engaged
shafts to stem framing traceried panels. Bowl panels have quatrefoils and
shields. Former south aisle revealed by octagonal arcade, the piers on bases
with angle spurs and polygonal capitals. Stilted double chamfered arches.
Boarded nave roof. Restored C16 chancel screen comprising 2 bays each side
of cusped ogee opening. Traceried dado panels. Panel tracery below C19 top
rail. Founder's tomb in south nave under broken ogee canopy with crockets.
Early C14 effigy is cross-legged and in armour. Stepped sedilia and piscina
in chancel, cusped. Chancel roof of principals on curved braces, 2 tiers butt

Listing NGR: TG4807012377

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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