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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Spixworth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6932 / 52°41'35"N

Longitude: 1.3143 / 1°18'51"E

OS Eastings: 624068

OS Northings: 315770

OS Grid: TG240157

Mapcode National: GBR WH0.342

Mapcode Global: WHMT8.5K4N

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 10 May 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228121

Location: Spixworth, Broadland, Norfolk, NR10

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Spixworth

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Spixworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/53 Church of St. Peter.

G.V. I

Parish Church. Fabric mainly of the C14 and C15, the core of the south-west
tower possibly earlier. Flint with limestone and brick dressings. Lead-covered
shallow-pitched roofs. Tower at south-west corner, nave chancel and south
aisle; C20 brick, flint and pantiled vestry on north side of nave. Small,
square unbuttressed tower; castellated parapet with brick dressings, red brick
quoins to upper section, stone quoins at lower level. Single-light bell-
openings. Shallow-pitched roofs with coped parapets; roof continuous over
nave and chancel. Three-light Decorated west window; doorway in west wall
of south aisle. Perpendicular three-light window in south wall of aisle.
Nave and chancel windows generally with Decorated flowing tracery; three-light
east window with a spray of leaf-forms springing from the centre, the outer
two panels with ogee heads. East and west walls with diagonal staged
buttresses. South arcade of three bays with octagonal piers and double hollow-
chamfered arches. South aisle roof with roll-moulded rafters and purlins;
alternate principal rafters have arch-braces on wall posts and corbels with
carved spandrels. Nave roof has cambered tie beams with chamfered butted ridge
and side-purlins. Rood loft stairs on south side of chancel (no chancel arch)
C15 piscina and triple sedilia grouped under a single square label mould in
chancel south wall. At the north-east corner of the chancel, a fine alabaster
monument to William Peck(+ 1635) and his wife, by Edward Marshall : two
reclining shrouded figures under a coffered arch surmounted by a scrolled broken
pediment on black marble columns. Tub-font, C12, with square base on round

Listing NGR: TG2406815770

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