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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Honing, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7994 / 52°47'57"N

Longitude: 1.4488 / 1°26'55"E

OS Eastings: 632588

OS Northings: 328002

OS Grid: TG325280

Mapcode National: GBR XH5.F3V

Mapcode Global: WHMSR.7W5S

Plus Code: 9F43QCXX+QG

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 16 April 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224275

Location: Honing, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR28

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Honing

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Honing with Crostwight

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TG 32 NW
(west side)
6/60 Church of St. Peter
16.4.55 and St. Paul
- II*

Parish church. C15, rebuilt 1795. Knapped flint with ashlar dressings and
slate roofs. West tower, nave, aisles and chancel. 3 stage tower with
diagonal buttresses with flushwork panelling. Flushwork trefoiled arcade
to plinth. Wave moulded arched west doorway blocked with 3-light intersecting
window of 1795. Above is tall late C15 transomed 3-light panel traceried
west window. Square ringing chamber windows with cusped ogee tracery. 2-
light Perpendicular belfry windows below crenellated flushwork parapet.
Polygonal stair turret at north-east corner. Stepped aisle buttresses. C15
gabled south porch with blocked side windows. Wave moulded outer doorway
with arch on semi-circular responds. Wave moulded inner doorway below hood
mould on labels. Dentiled eaves cornice to porch and nave of 1795. All
remaining windows 1795 and intersecting : 4 to south aisle and one to north
aisle, all of 3 lights. Single bay chancel of 1795 with 3-light east window.
Brick repairs to north aisle buttresses. Interior. 5 bay arcade of elongated
octagonal piers 1795 standing upon altered Perpendicular bases. Arcades moved
north and south from original positions, increasing width of nave and reducing
that of aisles. 4-centred wave moulded arches. Roof of 1795 : tie beams
on straight braces, King posts with struts to principals, one tier
taper-tenoned butt purlins. Tall C15 tower arch with semi-circular responds
and continous wave mouldings. Similar chancel arch, the wave mouldings
enriched by additional hollow. Octagonal C15 font with traceried stem and
8 animal and grotesque heads supporting plain chamfered bowl. Bowl reduced
in height and now topped with octagonal C13 Purbeck marble bowl with 2 incised
pointed arches to each facet. North chancel arch pier retains stilted doorway
to rood stairs. Good late C13 angle piscina in chancel with trefoiled arch
supporting 3 encircled quatrefoils.

Listing NGR: TG3258828002

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