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Ruins of Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wiggenhall St. Germans, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6932 / 52°41'35"N

Longitude: 0.3725 / 0°22'20"E

OS Eastings: 560434

OS Northings: 313252

OS Grid: TF604132

Mapcode National: GBR N4G.4ZD

Mapcode Global: WHJPD.PKLP

Entry Name: Ruins of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 8 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221361

Location: Wiggenhall St. Germans, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE34

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wiggenhall St. Germans

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wiggenhall St Germans with St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


4/29 Ruins of Church of
8.7.59 St. Peter

- II*

Former parish church. Largely C15, chancel in construction 1421. Ashlar with
brick repairs, no roof. West tower, nave, chancel. 3 stage tower, the lower
2 undifferentiated, flat buttresses to east, setback south-west, stair turret
north-west. 3-light west window under hood. Square lancets to ringing chamber
and 2-light belfry windows. Plain parapet. Low arched doors to north, south
and west of tower. South aisle demolished 1840 and 3-light windows reset into
blocked arcade arches. 4 bay arcade of square section piers with semi-circular
lobes. North as south but with 5 stepped buttresses. Chancel windows 2-light
: one to north, 2 to south, of earlier post-Decorated type than nave. East
window under 4-centred arch but tracery mostly missing, unlike other

Listing NGR: TF6043413252

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