CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1039495

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CLEY ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Blakeney

National Grid Reference: TG 03309 43598

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History

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Details

1. 5320 BLAKENEY CLEY ROAD (South Side)

Church of St Nicholas TG 04 SW 1/1 6.3.59

I

2. C15 with C13 chancel. Large church built of flint with stone dressings and lead-clad roofs, refaced with knapped flint in 1880s. Comprising: C15 nave with clerestory and C15 north and south aisles, all with Perpendicular traceried windows. Large C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet and pinnacles, 3-light Perpendicular traceried belfry and large 4-light Perpendicular west window and octagonal stair turret on south side. North porch of 1896. C13 chancel with rendered walls, with 7-light stepped east window and Perpendicular north and south windows. Tower attached to north-east corner of chancel with pinnacles, cusped bell-openings and diagonal buttresses; said to have been originally a stair turret to chamber over chancel and to have been extended above chancel roof as an architectural feature; later used as a beacon. Interior: 6-bay arcades and C15 hammerbeam roof to nave. Tall tower arch. C13 2-bay vaulted chancel. Only base of screen is C15, remainder is circa 1913. Stalls with misericords restored 1913. Some C15 bench ends with poppy-heads. Good Perpendicular octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TG0330943598

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 222864

Legacy System: LBS

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