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. The congregation are still trying to secure grant aid.

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
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA