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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Fakenham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8307 / 52°49'50"N

Longitude: 0.8475 / 0°50'51"E

OS Eastings: 591926

OS Northings: 329704

OS Grid: TF919297

Mapcode National: GBR R7B.K2Z

Mapcode Global: WHKQ5.Z3RS

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222969

Location: Fakenham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Fakenham

Built-Up Area: Fakenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Fakenham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


Church of St Peter
and St Paul
TF 9129 NE 1/1 6.3.59


North doorway is all that remains of the Early English church. C14 chancel with
Decorated north and south windows and large Decorated east window of 5 lights.
C14 nave and north and south aisles with 6-bay arcades with octagonal piers and
double-hollow-chamfered arches, tall tower and chancel arches. Large 4-stage
Perpendicular west tower circa 1400-50, with flushwork at base, and west doorway
with flanking niches and panelled frieze above.
Above, a large 6-light west window. Tower has panelled buttresses, embattled
parapet, pinnacles and Perpendicular traceried belfry. Late C15 south porch.
C14 Sedilia and Piscina with crocketed ogee arch. C15 octagonal font with carved
panels. C14 Decorated screen much restored in C19. C15 and C16 brasses in chancel.
Pedestal poor-box dated 1665. Built of flint with freestone dressings and slate

Listing NGR: TF9192629704

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