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Latitude: 52.5533 / 52°33'11"N
Longitude: 0.9561 / 0°57'22"E
OS Eastings: 600508
OS Northings: 299155
OS Grid: TM005991
Mapcode National: GBR SD3.VZF
Mapcode Global: VHKBX.J2BZ
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 16 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342423
English Heritage Legacy ID: 220212
Location: Little Ellingham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR17
Civil Parish: Little Ellingham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Ellingham Little St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TM 09 NW LITTLE ELLINGHAM CHURCH STREET
5/50 Church of St. Peter
Parish church. Early C14, rebuilt 1869 by T.H. and F. Healey following fire
of 1867. South-west tower, nave and chancel of flint with ashlar dressings.
Tower over porch of 3 stages. 4-centred arch to ground leads to south door.
Lancet in east wall. Trefoiled niche and encircled quatrefoil in second stage.
One 2-light cinquefoil Y belfry window to each side. 1869 vestry to west
of porch. South nave wall pierced by 2 2-light Y windows flanking 3-light
Perpendicular window under straight head. Partly external stack at east corner
with octagonal chimney. Chancel with 2 Y windows of 2 lights and cinquefoil
arches above string course. East window of 3 lights supporting 3 encircled
cinquefoils. Central light ogeed. String course continuous to north where
it rises to form hood mould of priest's door. One window as south with
hood on C14 head stops. 3 similar nave north windows and blocked doorway
with single large roll moulding and hood on head stops, all of early C14.
3-light west window with cinquefoils supporting 2 trefoiled spherical
triangles. Interior entirely 1869. Wide chancel arch. Roof of collars
supported on large arched braces, arched braces between collars and principals
and 2 tiers butt purlins. Only one purlin to chancel roof, 2 C19 wall
recesses in north nave wall under segmental arches. Early C14 trefoiled
piscina in south wall and triple headed corbel table set into chancel wall
of similar date. Octagonal porphyry font 1869.
Listing NGR: TM0050899155
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