CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1050688
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Bracon Ash
National Grid Reference:
TG 17113 00398

Details

TG 10 SE BRACON ASH CHURCH ROAD,HETHEL

2/1 Church of All Saints 26/11/59 - I

Hethel parish church, Medieval and later. Flint, rendered except for tower, with ashlar dressings. Brick north chapel. Slate nave roof, eastern roof not visible. West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch and chancel with former mausoleum. Cll west tower possibly pre-Conquest. Vestigial long and short western quoins at low level, otherwise rubble quoining. Blocked western door with re-used non-radial brick voussoirs. Post-Medieval bell stage with wooden Y-traceried openings, crow-stepped parapets and obelisk finials. Victorian traceried chancel windows in Decorated style. Nave and aisle windows with wooden frames beneath segmental arches. Former brick mausoleum to Branthwaite family of c.1730 with rusticated quoins, 2 blocked semi-circular headed windows to north, a large Victorian eastern archway with wooden tracery, a dentil and moulded brick cornice and a tall parapet with blocked 3-centred openings. C15 porch with a fine moulded entrance and a later crow-stepped gable. 3-bay C14 or C15 north arcade with octagonal piers and 2-ordered plain-chamfered arches. Tower arch in similar style. Former mausoleum with 2 blank Classical tablets opened-up to north aisle and chancel in C19. Fine coloured alabaster tomb of Myles Branthwaite (died 1612) and his wife Mary to north side of chancel. Full size effigies with Myles lying on side Mary on back. Flanking Corinthian columns supporting a coffered arch and obelisks. Strapwork and painted achievement above, inscription with elaborate cartouche in tympanum and 3 kneeling weepers below.

Listing NGR: TG1711300398

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
226578
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 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04802/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E.M Trendell. Source Historic England Archive
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