This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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.


List entry Number: 1049885



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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alby with Thwaite

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 224449

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



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


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

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TG 20267 33618


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1049885 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Aug-2018 at 03:56:49.

End of official listing