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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Lynn, King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7512 / 52°45'4"N

Longitude: 0.3871 / 0°23'13"E

OS Eastings: 561210

OS Northings: 319736

OS Grid: TF612197

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.GPJ

Mapcode Global: WHJP6.X3JP

Plus Code: 9F42Q92P+FV

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384305

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE34

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Town: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Electoral Ward/Division: South and West Lynn

Built-Up Area: King's Lynn

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: West Lynn

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


KING'S LYNN

TF61NW ST PETER'S ROAD, West Lynn
610-1/4/294 (West side)
01/12/51 Church of St Peter

II*

Parish Church. Norman origins, rebuilt 1270s, C14 tower, rest
mainly C15. Chancel rebuilt 1934, whole restored 1905.
Ashlar west tower, brick nave, transepts and stone chancel.
Slate roofs. 3-stage tower, externally of 4 stages. Diagonal
buttresses to west, stepped to east. 3-light west window.
Cusped petal tracery to square ringing chamber ventilation
lights. 2-light belfry windows. Crenellated parapet with short
spire. Nave with three 3-light Perpendicular windows north and
south separated by stepped buttresses. Plain brick north
porch. Gabled opposing vestry of 1922 in south porch location.
Gabled transepts with diagonal buttresses and 4-light
Perpendicular main windows. Bell-cote to nave east gable.
Chancel has a Mansard roof. 4-light Perpendicular east window.
INTERIOR. Triple-chamfered tower arch. Double-chamfered
transept arches. Hollow and wave-moulded chancel arch with
circular responds. Nave roof of alternating tie beam and
hammer beam trusses. The crenellated ties have arched braces
with pierced spandrels and moulded queen posts; hammer beams
with carved figures of apostles. 2 tiers of moulded butt
purlins and ridge piece. 7 Sacraments font; plain octagonal
stem; low relief carving on bowl, the eighth panel depicting
Christ Enthroned. At east end of nave is a brass to Adam
Outlawe; figure in clerical dress, 1503.


Listing NGR: TF6121019736

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