Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1050859

Date first listed: 10-May-1961

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland (District Authority)

Parish: Rackheath

National Grid Reference: TG 27022 14960



6/61 Church of All Saints. 10.5.61 - I

Former parish church, now redundant. Fabric generally of early C14. Knapped flint with brick and limestone dressings. Slate roofs; black-glazed pantiles on south porch. West tower, nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch. Square unbuttressed west tower of knapped and squared flint with limestone quoins and string courses. Plain parapet with roll-moulded coping. 2-light bell openings; square sound openings with small quatrefoils, restored on south and west sides, C20. South clerestorey with three quatrefoil windows. Fine flushwork panelling remains at east and west ends of clerestory : three panels at each end. Two south aisle windows with cusped 'Y'-tracery; hood moulds with grotesque head-stops. Simple south porch, probably C15, with sun-dial in gable. South chancel wall has one blocked window opening and one 2-light window with 'Y'-tracery, much repaired. Small priest's door with three-centred arch. Doorway in nave north wall, very low and blocked with later brickwork. Remains of rood stair at junction of nave and chancel, in north wall of chancel. C19 curvilinear east window with brick surround. Upper quoins and gable parapet in red brick. Interior : C14 south arcade of three bays with double hollow-chamfered arches on octagonal piers and responds. Chancel arch has similar details. Narrow tower arch with four orders of plain chamfers, but no pilasters. Octagonal font, C17 with heavily moulded base capital and bowl. Bowl facets carved with heads. Ceilings plastered over; south aisle wall plate supported on stone corbels. Base of roof stair in north-east corner of nave. Banner-stave recess in north- west corner of nave. Good series of wall monuments, particularly those to Sir John Pettus (+ 1698) and dame Mary (+ 1798) on east wall of south aisle; to Thomas Pettus (+1723) on south wall of aisle. Wall monuments to Stracey family on north wall of nave.

Listing NGR: TG2702214960


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

Legacy System number: 228194

Legacy System: LBS

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