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Breckland (District Authority)
Newton By Castle Acre
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TF 81 NW 1/20 23.3.60

NEWTON BY CASTLEACRE Church of All Saints (formerly listed as Church of St Mary)


Parish church. C11 and later. Flint with limestone, carstone and ferruginous conglomerate dressings. Pantile and wood shingle roofs. Aisleless nave; narrower axial tower; chancel. C14 3-light west window with reticulated tracery. Blocked doorway beneath. C14 plain chamfered north doorway blocked. C14 south doorway of 2 plain chamfered orders with a hood mould. Pair of blocked C11 loops with carstone arched lintels opposed towards the middle of the nave to north and south. 2 C15 2-light south windows with flat heads and ogee tracery. C11 tower with evidence for an added south transept now removed. Blocked archway with lancet to ground floor. Sloping dripstone to former transept roof. Reduced double splayed window at first floor. Heavily restored twin bell-openings with triangular heads and mid wall piers of flint and mortar to west and north, and carstone shafts to south and east. Throughstone slab to west. South and east openings have cubic capitals with chamfered-off angles, pronounced astragals and simple conical bases. Pyramidal shingle roof. Chancel with C14 2-light east window with soufflet and a C14 cusped lancet to north. Piece of limestone re-used in north wall - possibly a former arched window jamb with drilled holes for a wooden lattice. Interior. Eastern tower arch original with a roughly semicircular headed arch on chamfered imposts and sloping jambs. C14 double-ogee moulded western tower arch with an original triangular headed doorway above. Surviving rood stair in north west angle of tower. Chancel with a simple broken piscina on east wall and a C14 aumbry to north.

Listing NGR: TF8307115504


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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: 10 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05331/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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