CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS SHEREFORD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1049293
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS SHEREFORD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS SHEREFORD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Dunton
National Grid Reference:
TF 88728 29630

Details

TF 82 NE DUNTON SHEREFORD

6/3 Church of St. Nicholas 6/3/59 Shereford.

II*

Parish church. Norman tower and nave, c.1300 and later details to nave and chancel. Flint with some carstone and stone dressings; leaded tower, slated nave and tiled chancel roofs. Round tower at west, nave, south porch and chancel. Tower with one 2-light moulded brick mullioned window and 2 switch tracery mullioned windows. Conical lead roof with valance. Norman south door with 2 orders of shafts with capitals and 5 superimposed arches, 2 with roll- mouldings. Nave south wall with one 3-light Decorated window, one splayed Norman window, one paired lancet; to chancel one straight headed Decorated 2-light window. One 2-light switch tracery window. South priest's door c.1300. Nave north wall with EE north door c.13OO with shafts missing; 2 2-light switch tracery windows of c.1300 re-used in built up former north arcade of c.1300. Elaborate Decorated 3-light east window with flowing tracery. Interior: Norman round headed tower arch with stone quoins and imposts, simpler south door arch. 3 bay north arcade built into wall. No chancel arch. Chancel south angle piscina with colonnette forming part of window embrasure. Chancel north: unmoulded Easter recess with EE tomb slab with floriated cross. Norman font: solid base and shaft with 4 angle colonnettes, bowl with scalloped base. Mid C19 nave and chancel roofs.

Listing NGR: TF8872829630

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
223834
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05473/33
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