Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276893
OS Grid Reference: TL9584446541
OS Grid Coordinates: 595844, 246541
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0826, 0.8568
There is also a scheduled monument, Moated Site at Moat Farm, 230m North East of St Peter's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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Church of St Peter
TL 94 NE 37/739 23.1.58.
A small flint and stone church with a Norman nave and C13 chancel. A
small open bell cote at the west end replaces a tower which was demolished
in 1840 after a storm has made it unsafe in 1827. The Church of St Peter,
Mellinga, is recorded in Domesday Book 1086. The south doorway is Norman
with chevron ornamentation and a mediaeval oak, studded door with iron
hinges. The north doorway is C14-C15. The south wall of the nave has
a Norman window and one of the C15. The roof has carved tie beams, one
with a crown post. The interior fittings include a C17 octagonal pulpit
and a Norman square font (plastered). There is a good wall monument
to James Alington d 1627. There are also some C17 pews. Graded for
its architectural and historical value.
Listing NGR: TL9584446541
Source: English Heritage
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