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CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

List entry Number: 1077303

Location

CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH

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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beachamwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

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: 220910

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TF 76140 05108

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