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St Peter

A lovely Lincolnshire church with a spectacular font, possibly one of the best examples of Early English work in the county.

Thorpe St Peter, Lincolnshire

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Spilsby Road
Thorpe St Peter
PE24 4NW

The church of St Peter is built of sandstone and dates from around 1396. The architecture is mainly of the Decorated period with Early English and Perpendicular additions. The church, during various periods of restorations, has been reduced to about a quarter of its original size. At one time there were two chapels and the sanctuary extended much further on the east side.

The pulpit is a richly carved example of Jacobean work and the carved oak chancel screen is also impressive.

The church and vicarage were valued in ‘The Kings Book’ (valuations made for Henry VIII in 1535) at £20.19s.4d and again in 1856 at £313.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access throughout

  • Dog friendly

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Church of England

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