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Church of St Peter and Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wendling, Dereham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6815 / 52°40'53"N

Longitude: 0.8557 / 0°51'20"E

OS Eastings: 593134

OS Northings: 313134

OS Grid: TF931131

Mapcode National: GBR R93.TBW

Mapcode Global: WHLRX.3VQP

Plus Code: 9F42MVJ4+H7

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and Paul

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220788

Location: Wendling, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Wendling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wendling St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


5/41 Church of St.Peter
30/5/60 and Paul

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Slate and
copper roofs. West tower; aisleless nave with south porch and south transept;
chancel. West tower with diagonal buttresses. 2-light panel traceried west
window with embattled transom. Canted staircase projection to north. 2-light
cusped Y-traceried bell-openings. Crenellated parapet with flushwork. Nave
with Norman west jamb of former south door to west of porch. 2 restored 2-
light traceried windows to south. C14 plain chamfered doorway with a re-set
Norman prokrossos above. Blocked C14 plain chamfered doorway to north with
fragments of former Norman doorway to the side. One 3-light panel traceried
window and one 3-light window with mouchettes. Signs of former rood stair.
South transept with a 4-light panel traceried window in gable-end. South porch
with 4-centred entrance arch. Chancel with 2 C14 2-light windows to south
with dagger soufflets. Priest's door with carved label stops. C15 3-light
east window. Interior 3-ordered tower arch without responds. Moulded
4-centred chancel arch on facetted responds. Plain chamfered 4-centred tran-
sept arch on corbels. Plain blocked rood stair doorway to north. Medieval
arch braced chancel roof. Octagonal font with rustic and mutilated carvings.

Listing NGR: TF9313413134

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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