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South Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 41715 98301


THURLTON CHURCH ROAD TM 49 NW 7/132 Church of All Saints 5.9.60 - I

Parish church. C12, late C13 chancel with C15 additions and remodelling. Flint with limestone dressings. Nave and chancel thatched, porch pantiled. West tower, nave, chancel, north porch. C15 square west tower with diagonal buttresses. Base course of diagonal chequerwork in flushwork and stone; upper band of blank arcading with flushwork infill. North and south sound openings square headed with ogee cusped decoration. 2-light bell openings with elliptical arched heads. Parapet of flushwork arcading with polygonal corner piers. Good Norman south door with two orders of shafts and cushion capitals; arches with bobbin, volute and zigzag decoration. Tall 2-light nave windows with Perpendicular tracery and stilted hood moulds. Staged buttresses divide bays. At the south-east corner of nave, a smaller renewed high level window above a polygonal projection with a plain tiled roof. Chancel has one 2-light C15 window and one 2-light C13 with cusped 'Y' tracery. Plain round headed priests door. Restored 3-light Perpendicular east window. North chancel wall has blocked lancet and a 2-light window with cusped 'Y' tracery. Elaborate C15 north porch; gable wall of flushwork with decorative brickwork in gable apex. Entrance arch has spandrels with shields. Square headed 2-light east and west windows. Diagonal buttresses to gable. Good north doorway with hood mould on angel corbels, angels in spandrels and a figure at the arch apex. Interior: nave roof boarded, chancel roof plastered, both on moulded cornices. C15 screen, one light divisions with crocketted gables, original colour and trail decoration. Chancel arch with tall attached shafts. Good wall monument in chancel to Margaret Denny (d.1717): a drapery cartouche with arms above. Classical monument to Ann Denny (d.1665) with a broken scrolled pediment with arms. In the chancel floor several good C17 memorial slabs to the Denny family. Wall painting: large figure of St. Christopher on north wall of nave. C15 font, octagonal on one step, four lions around the stem, angels with out- spread wings forming corbel below bowl, alternating shields and roses around bowl.

Listing NGR: TM4171598301


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

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Date: 17 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/13846/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Durrant. Source Historic England Archive
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