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Latitude: 52.5861 / 52°35'9"N
Longitude: 1.6543 / 1°39'15"E
OS Eastings: 647640
OS Northings: 304973
OS Grid: TG476049
Mapcode National: GBR YR4.YWJ
Mapcode Global: WHNW4.D808
Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul
Listing Date: 27 November 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051008
English Heritage Legacy ID: 227752
Location: Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31
District: Great Yarmouth
Civil Parish: Burgh Castle
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Burgh Castle St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
BURGH CASTLE CHURCH ROAD
TG 40 SE
7/17 Church of St. Peter
27.11.54 and St. Paul
Parish church. Late C11 west tower. Nave and chancel retain C13 character
but remodelled C15. North aisle 1847. South porch 1857. Flint with ashlar
dressings and some brick. Partly rendered. Slate roofs. Circular 3 stage
tower. Lancet west window. No ringing chamber windows but lancets to belfry
with brick surrounds. Top of tower rebuilt in brick below crenellated parapet.
Diagonal stepped western nave buttresses. Gabled porch with moulded entrance
arch. 2 2-light Perpendicular south nave windows flank a single lancet.
Stepped buttresses to south flank. Lean-to north aisle pierced by 2-light
Perpendicular windows. 2 3-light Perpendicular south chancel windows under
square heads. North chancel partly obscured by gabled C19 vestry. 3-light
Perpendicular east window. Diagonal stepped buttresses to east end. Interior.
Tall chamfered tower arch. 3 bay north arcade of C14 style : tall plinths
and piers formed of 4 lobes with hollows between. Wave moulded arches.
Scissor braced nave roof with renewed timbers and decorated wall plate. Font
reputed to be of 1387 but looks C15. Octagonal with 4 crouching lions against
stem. Angels under bowl. 4 lions and 4 shield-bearing angels alternate to
bowl panels. 2 high splayed windows over south door. Brick rood stairs,
blocked at top. Wave, hollow and chamfered chancel arch with circular
responds. Chancel has remains of one irregular wall arch to north and south,
that to south interrupted to allow insertion of window. Bench sedilia and
Listing NGR: TG4764004973
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