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Breckland (District Authority)
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TL 93201 83370


BRETTENHAM TL 98 SW 8/2 Church of St Andrew

16.7.58 I

Parish church. C14, rebuilt 1852 by S.S. Teulon. Flint with stone quoins and tiled roof. Aisless nave, paired transeptale chapels, chancel. 3 stage west tower with flushwork parapet substantially C14. All windows are in Decorated style of 1852 throughout church. Continuous string course under windows. Chancel east window of paired intersecting ogees. Spherical triangle to north transept. Octagonal vestry with steep tiled roof. Ogeed priest's door into south chancel with finial. C12 south doorway of single order shafts - chevron and irontwist - volute capitals below squared imposts and double ziz-zag arch. Interior whitewashed. Nave roof has arched braces supporting principals with collars. Ridge piece and purlins. Conspicuous ashlaring. Transeptal and chancel roofs similar, the latter with foiled braces and moulded purlins. Excellent triradial articulation of timber roof over crossing similar to Ball at Shadwell Court. Fine timber reredos with altarpiece of Adoration. Alabaster and timber altar railing. Wrought iron parclose screens to tower and transepts. Stained glass in all windows; largely by Ward and Dixon. East window by Gibbs.

Listing NGR: TL9320183370


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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: 20 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07052/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Hull. Source Historic England Archive
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