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Ridlington Saint Peter Church NR28 9GA


Ridlington Saint Peter Church, west tower, south porch, nave and chancel. There is a 15th century tower with sound holes and there is a thatched roof to the chancel. Theres a typical 13th century font with shallow arches to bowl, only varied by the bowl battering outwards. Modern roof to nave and plain arch-braced to chancel. Simple pedimented and cusped piscina and dropped window sill sedilia. Theres also a Stuart table. near North Walsham, theres a square west tower, 1 bell, nave, chancel and south porch. The style is mainly transitional Decorated and Perpendicular. There are four figures of the Evangelists on the tower in the place of pinnacles. many of the internal fittings are modern. A small village exposed to the North Sea, only 2 miles in the distance, and near (Happisburgh a village that is being eroded at such a state, environmentalists think soon it will be lost to the sea). The nave is early 14th century, it has a Welsh slate roof, as with that of the porch. the clay ridges are however 19th century. The thatched chancel dates later in the 14th century than the nave. The red brick outside wall on the east side would appear to date it from 1760. The chancel's stained glass windows suffered irrearable damage due to a Zeppelin attack during WW1. the single bell was cast in Norwich by William Brend and is inscribed Anno Domino 1608 WB it has a diameter of 26 3/8 inches, and weighs about 4 3/4 cwt.

Ridlington Saint Peter Church, Postcode: NR28 9GA