Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247174
OS Grid Reference: SU7674678248
OS Grid Coordinates: 476746, 178248
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4980, -0.8958
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10/152 Church of St. Peter and
Church. C13 with C15 alterations and restoration 1869 by G.E. Street.
Flint with stone dressings; plain tile roof. Aisled 4 bay Nave, 2 bay Chancel
and West tower. Early English style. Studded C19 door with timber-framed
porch on stone base, with gabled tiled roof. C19 lancet window to left,
buttress to end. C19 lancet to right, buttress, C19 paired lancet under
common 2-arched hood, buttress to right end. Chancel: Two C19 two-light
lancets with trefoil heads. Buttress between windows and to east end. East
windows of south aisle, chancel and north aisle, are of 3 lancets. Rear;
C19 vestry to left with 2-light mullioned window to left and plank door to
right. North aisle has three 3-light lancets. Tower to right, of 3 floors;
2 centred arched door to ground floor, single window to first floor, bar
tracery openings with louvres to second floor. Stone battlements to parapet.
Left return front; Three 3-light windows of reticulated tracery. Nave aisles
and chancel nave separate gabled roofs. Interior: Transitional arcades to
nave; C13 piscina to south aisle; reset C16 brass on wall of south aisle.
Monuments in chancel and south aisle. C15 glass from abbey church of Saint-
Bertin at Saint-Omer in France, in east windows of chancel and south aisle,
and in south windows of chancel and south aisle, and west window of south
aisle. Font by G.E. Street; rectangular basin supported on columns with
foliated caps and stepped base. Sedilia, piscina and reredos to altar of
chancel, and pews all by G.E. Street.
Listing NGR: SU7674678248
Source: English Heritage
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