CHURCH OF ST ETHELBERT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1049885
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ETHELBERT, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ETHELBERT, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Alby with Thwaite
National Grid Reference:
TG 20267 33618

Details

TG 23 SW ALBY WITH THWAITE CHURCH ROAD,ALBY

6/1 Church of 4:10:60 St.Ethelbert.

GV II*

Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Pantile roof. West tower, nave, south porch, chancel, vestry. Embattled tower of 2 stages with diagonal buttresses to west; west window of 3 lights with cusped intersecting tracery; square traceried ringing chamber openings; 2-light cusped ogee headed bell-openings; plain parapet; external stair- turret to north-east. Buttressed nave of 3 bays with masonry cross to first southern bay; 2 2-light cusped Y-tracery windows to south of early C14; 1 similar to north; north door, now blocked, with hood mould and 1 square-headed late medieval 2-light window. Clerestorey wall set back just above nave windows to north and south but no evidence of aisles in wall below. Nave buttresses have C16 brick quoins. Small remnant of buttress to second nave bay on north. Clerestorey windows of 2 lights, cusped. Chancel of 2 bays with diagonal buttresses; to south 2 2-light windows, one of early C14 with cusped Y-tracery, one Perpendicular; priest's door to south. C19 vestry to north. C19 east window of 3 lights with cusped intersecting tracery. Unbuttressed south porch with cusped single-light windows to east and west under hood moulds; doorway with attached shafts, polygonal abaci and outer order of continuous moulding; hood mould. Porch roof arch-braced. Nave doorway has hood mould with figure stops. Interior. Arch-braced roof with plain ashlaring. Rood stair. Tall, narrow opening to tower with attached shafts. Polygonal shafts to chancel arch. C19 chancel roof. Some C15 poppy-head bench-ends. C15 octagonal font with shields on bowl.

Listing NGR: TG2026733618

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
224449
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: 30 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12972/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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