CHURCH OF HOLY INNOCENTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1050984
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY INNOCENTS, HINDOLVESTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY INNOCENTS, HINDOLVESTON ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Foulsham
National Grid Reference:
TG 03282 25064

Details

TG 0325 FOULSHAM HINDOLVESTON ROAD

5/12 10.5.61 Church of Holy Innocents

G.V. I

Mid C14 chancel, late C15 nave, aisles and tower. Built of flint, random rubble, ashlar and render with pantiled roofs. The tower of 4 stages with diagonal buttresses and flush work base, battlemented parapet with crocketed pinnacles. West door with arms of Lord Morley (circa 1500) and France and England Quarterly, in spandrel panels. Perpendicular West window, with above a griddled bell opening. Polygonal attached stair turret to north-east. North aisle with blocked north door, buttresses and 4 three-light perpendicular windows, and reticulated south window. South porch with angle buttresses, C14 blocked doorway and window. South aisle with late perpendicular windows, and buttresses. Chancel with curvilinear windows and diagonal buttresses with gable heads. Blocked door and priests door to north. East window C19 by C A Gibbs. Clerestory to nave and chancel late perpendicular. Roof of chancel and nave re-built and tiled in 1771 after the fire of 1770. Plaster ceiling over the nave with patera. C15 tower arch with ringing gallery. First 2 bays of north arcade C13, with circular piers capitals and abaci, possibly raised to match the other bays of C15 work which have polygonal projections. South arcade perpendicular with octagonal piers. Chancel arch decorated. C14 stained glass fragments in eastern chancel windows. Sedilia and piscina mainly C19. Font in perpendicular style dates from after the fire. Monument in chancel to Sir Thomas Hunt (1616). Three depressed arches and kneeling under them, Sir Thomas and his wives. Oak linenfold panels in C19 frame on east chancel wall: (Reverend Thomas Quarles MA, RN) History and Antiquities of Foulsham 1842.

Listing NGR: TG0328225064

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
227796
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Quarles, T, History and Antiquities of Foulsham, (1842)

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: 25 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10917/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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