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West Rudham Saint Peter Church



West Rudham Saint Peter Church, near Fakenham, square west tower, 3 bells, nave with south aisle and chancel. The style is mainly transitional Early English and Decorated, with some Perpendicular windows inserted, those on the north side being rather large with good tracery. There is some ancient stained glass in some of the windows. the south aisle is 13th century and has a good doorway with two engaged shafts and well moulded arch. the windows inside have attached shafts to jambs with moulded caps and bases and scoinsin arches. 13th century arcade only 6' to top of caps, with four clerestory windows above. Plain arch-braced roof to nave (no collar) and flowers at intersection of purlins and principals. Crude 17th century bench ends with poppy heads in south aisle and tiny poor man's box. Simple Stuart table, 15th century with traceried bowl and moulded shaft, fragments of 15th century glass in tracery of the nave windows and the church has the Arms of George IV.

West Rudham Saint Peter Church