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Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.

Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.


Wolferton Saint Peter's Church, Wylf here's settlement, Olde English Wylfhere + tun (enclosure, settlement, farm) on the Queen's Sandringham  Estate in Norfolk, sometimes the church the Royal  family decides to use. Of the late 13th/14th century and early 14th century, this church close to where the Queen stays at Christmas most years, Saint Peter's is said to have a much repaired "good" roof, with tie-beams on arched braces up to collar beams. This arrangement alternates with hammer-beams with horizontal figures and then again two blank arched panels to each side. The church has benches, a few with poppy-heads.An octagonal font, big with two blank arched panels to each side. All that is left of the rood screens are the dado with the remains of paintings. The pulpit is made of stone. Wolferton Saint Peter's Church, near Sandringham, has a square west tower, 2 bells, nave with aisles, chancel and south porch. Ti is mainly in the Decorated style. A good deal was rebuilt in 1486 after a fire in the Perpendicular style. This included the clerestory. There is a good deal of local carrstone in the walls. There are side chapels at the east ends of the aisles, each screened off screens of different dates. The rood screen is modern. A big restoration took place in 1886 by the then His late Majesty King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales. A large original mural painting over the chancel has been renovated and added to. There is a fine open timber roof to the nave.

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Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.
Wolferton Saint Peter's Church.

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