CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1077303
Date first listed:
23-Jun-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Beachamwell
National Grid Reference:
TF 76140 05108

Details

TF 70 NE BEACHAMWELL SHINGHAM

7/8 Church of St.Botolph 23.6.60

- I

Redundant church. Medieval and later. Flint, partly rendered with ashlar dressings. Copper roof. Nave and chancel on same alignment. West wall with one C14 cusped lancet and a former bell cote above. South wall with a Norman doorway of 3 orders with chevron, roll moulding and chip carving. 3 scallop capitals survive relating to former nook shafts. Chip carved hood mould on beast's head label stops. South wall windows consist of a loop with 2-centred head, a wide lancet, a 2-light cusped Y-traceried window and a C15 2-light window with flat head. East window C14 of 3 lights with reticulated tracery. One 2-light cusped Y-traceried window to north and a blocked plain chamfered doorway. Interior. Stoup to east of south doorway. C13 roll moulded piscina at east end and a small arched aumbry opposite. Some fine late Medieval benches with poppy head ends and traceried backs. One surviving figurative arm rest carving of a dog and shepherd retaining traces of original paint. C17 2-tier pulpit with a polygonal preaching box. Carved lunettes and fluting to clerk's desk and finely carved friezes to preaching box. C17 communion rails with turned baluster shafts.

Listing NGR: TF7614005108

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220910
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: 08 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15822/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons. Source Historic England Archive
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