Church Of St Andrew

15 Mar 2003
Church Of St Andrew, Church Lane, Cranworth, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25 7TJ
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CRANWORTH CHURCH LANE TG 00 SW Southburgh 10/12 Church of St.Andrew 30.5.60 - II*

Parish church. Medieval, thoroughly restored and partially rebuilt in late C19. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Shingled spire. West tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel. Late C19 west tower with angle buttresses and ashlar faced canted stair turret to south. Cusped lancet west window. Very narrow paired lancets at intermediate stage. Paired bell openings with trefoil tracery. Crenellated parapet with flushwork and octagonal spire. Nave with 6 re-set 2-light C14 windows with elaborately cusped soufflets and 2 windows with mouchettes. One 3-light window to south in Perpendicular style. Moulded nave doorways. C19 porch in late Medieval style with lozenge flushwork, cusped Y-traceried side windows and moulded entrance on polygonal responds. Chancel with Priest's door to south, 3 2- light Y-traceried windows to south (one with cusping), a 4-light cusped Y- traceried east window and 2 2-light Y-traceried windows to north (one with cusping). Interior. Wave-moulded tower and chancel arches on carved head corbels with polygonal capitals. Very heavily restored double piscina and sedilia with tri-lobe arches on octagonal shafts. Aumbry to north side of altar. Surviving dado of Medieval chancel screen with blind tracery and original paint. Victorian boarded wagon roofs. 3 late C18 wall tablets in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0032104832


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Photographer: Bewes, Peter C.

Rights Holder: Bewes, Peter C.


Ashlar, Flint, Slate, Medieval Parish Church, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Church, Place Of Worship, Wall Monument, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument