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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1077229



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Pickenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221038

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NORTH PICKENHAM THE STREET TF 80 NE 5/41 Church of St. Andrew 23.6.60 II*

Parish church. Largely rebuilt 1863 by D. Male, but retaining much of earlier west tower and north transept. Flint with limestone dressings. Roof slated, with crested ridge to nave and chancel; copper covered south aisle roof. West tower, nave, chancel, north transept, south aisle, south porch. South porch with angle-buttresses to gable; crocketted pinnacles and gable cross. Niche over doorway with cusped ogee head. Two-light west window, blocked east window opening. Windows generally have 19th century Decorated tracery with stilted hood moulds and head stops. East gable has a plinth with an inscription recording the rebuilding work of 1863. Staged buttresses to north and south walls. North transept has parapeted gable with staged angle buttresses; four-light Perpendicular north window and three-light Perpendicular east window. North wall of nave has central buttress dividing window bays above which rises a chimney stack, with octagonal stone shaft. Angle buttress at north west corner containing the date 1863. West tower largely medieval with restored openings. Staged angle buttresses to west wall. Square stair turret at south-east corner. Castellated parapet. North transept contains wall monuments. Very low doorway into east wall of tower with single hollow chamfer to arch. Sanctus bell opening above tower arch.

Listing NGR: TF8655406920

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National Grid Reference: TF 86554 06920


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