Church of St Nicholas, The Street, North Lopham - Breckland

Early C14 nave and chancel; mid C14 south aisle and porch; C19 north vestry and porch. Concrete plain tiles on nave and chancel roofs; north vestry roof in slate. South aisle roof has suffered from heritage crime; temporary covering in place. Walls are flint with limestone dressings. Loose masonry at top of the tower; structural repairs required to chancel east wall. Failing rainwater systems causing excessive dampness, some structural movement and progressive deterioration to windows. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship grant accepted and project development underway 2018.

Church of St Nicholas, The Street, North Lopham - Breckland
© Nicholas Warns Architects

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1077430
    Local Planning Authority:
    Breckland
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Nicholas
    Street Name:
    The Street
    County:
    Norfolk
    District / Borough:
    Breckland
    Parish:
    North Lopham
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South West Norfolk
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Priority:
    B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA