Church Of St Ethelbert

30 Jun 2001
Church Of St Ethelbert, Roudham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR16 2QT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ROUDHAM LARLING TL 98 NE 6/50 Church of St Ethelbert 16.7.58 I Parish church. C12, C14 and C15. Flint with ashlar quoins and tiled roof.

South aisle, nave, chancel, west tower. South aisle C14. Angle buttresses with gablets. Parapets to gable ends with fragments of crosses at ridge.

Continuous string course interrupted by porch. West and south windows contain 2-light lozenge tracery. 3-light east window of cusped intersecting ogee type. Chancel has 2 2-light Y windows to north and south. Priest's door in south wall. 3-light east window of C19 in late Geometric style. 4 buttresses to north nave wall (no aisle) of one set-off; 2 western incorporated into C19 vestry. 2 good 2-light Perpendicular windows with hood moulds. Tower of 4 stages with angle buttresses and flushwork. 2 lower set-offs. Stair to north-west with slit lights. Elaborate 2-light Perpendicular windows to belfry on all sides, all C15. South porch rebuilt 1898. C12 south door of very high quality. 2 orders of shafts of diamond stud and scroll-twist decoration. Billet studding between shafts. Foliated rings. Volute capitals and 2 arch rolls with elaborate billet and diamond frieze. Interior has 3 bay arcade to south aisle with octagonal piers on bell moulded bases and moulded capitals. Double chamfered arches. Piscina and sedilia in aisle of C14, and similar double sedilia in chancel. C14 square block font. C19 timber roof throughout.

Listing NGR: TL9822789740


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0175 IOE Records taken by Peter C Bewes; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter C. Bewes. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bewes, Peter C.

Rights Holder: Bewes, Peter C.


Ashlar, Flint, Tile, Timber, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship