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CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1039495

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CLEY ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blakeney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 222864

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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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

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National Grid Reference: TG 03309 43598

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