CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1051920
Date first listed:
26-Feb-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN, RAMPANT HORSE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN, RAMPANT HORSE STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Norwich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 22921 08294

Details

TG 2208 SE RAMPANT HORSE STREET (south side) 22/676 26.2.54. CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN I Parish Church. C16 Tower remodelled in 1601 as previously dated in flint frieze. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Ashlar faced east and west walls. Nave and chancel in one. North-west tower. North and south aisles and north transept chapel. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses. Outer door with attached shafts and a triple order 2-centre arch with drip- mould. 2 bay stone vault with central bell-hoist hole and carved bosses. Inner doorway with 2-centre arch and rose motif in outer order. 2 leaf timber door with quatrefoil border and 3 lights of blind Perpendicular tracery. 2nd stage 2-light Y-tracery window on north side of tower. 2- light bell-opening above flanked by blind windows in flushwork. Shield and flushwork bands demarcating stages. 8 bays to nave and chancel with 6 3-light Perpendicular windows with 2-centre arches along north. Chapel in 4th bay from west with diagonal buttresses with statue niche in top stage. 3-light Perpendicular window in north wall with 2 centre arch. 3-light windows in east and west walls with 4 centre arch. 16 3-light clere- story windows with pilasters between. 5-light Perpendicular east window with 2-centre arch. West door with spandrels and lozenge frieze above with the date 1550. Large 6-light Perpendicular window above with central tran- some and 4-centre arch flanked by end buttresses with crocketed spirelets. 7 bay south aisle. Octagonal piers with sunk concave panels on each face. Stone tracery panels below clerestory windows. Hanmerbeam roof with pierced spandrels and long wall-posts supported on corbels. Early C16 stained glass in east window from the monastery of Mariawald.

Listing NGR: TG2292108294

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
229447
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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04496/05
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