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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weasenham St. Peter, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7669 / 52°46'0"N

Longitude: 0.7498 / 0°44'59"E

OS Eastings: 585618

OS Northings: 322355

OS Grid: TF856223

Mapcode National: GBR R7Z.JDT

Mapcode Global: WHKQB.HQ96

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220452

Location: Weasenham St. Peter, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Weasenham St. Peter

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Weasenham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


2/51 Church of St.Peter
- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later, (major restoration of 1870). Flint
with ashlar dressings. Plaintiled chancel roof, nave and aisle roof not
visible. West tower, nave with south aisle and north porch and chancel
with vestry to south. Unbuttressed C13 tower with lancet west window
and crudely cut quatrefoil sound hole above. Plain twin bell-openings
within containing arches to east and west only. C19 parapet and pinnacles.
3 very tall Perpendicular north nave windows of 3 lights with embattled
transoms and mouchettes. Plinth below decorated with blind arcade and
sunken petal motif. 3 3-light Perpendicular south windows with embattled
transoms and row of simple panels above. Fine Decorated south aisle west
window of 3 lights with diagonal 4-petal motif. C15 north porch with
diagonal buttresses and north face entirely covered with flushwork. Moulded
north door with traceried spandrels and embattled stringcourse above.
Crenellated parapets and chancel C19. C15 south arcade of 4 bays with
very narrow lozenge shaped piers with flat facetted pilasters supporting
inner orders of hollow chamfered arches. Chancel arch in similar style.
Squat tower arch with polygonal responds and 2 plain chamfered orders.
Entrance to former rood stair with 4-centred arch and decorated spandrels.
Re-set chancel piscina with trefoil head. Octagonal font with quatrefoil

Listing NGR: TF8561822355

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