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Breckland (District Authority)
Blo' Norton
National Grid Reference:
TM 01222 79698



8/3 Church of St. Andrew 16/7/58 - II* Parish church. C13, remodelled C14, restored 1879. Partly rendered flint with ashlar dressings and slate roof. West tower and continuous nave and chancel. 2 stage tower with diagonal buttresses to west and flat to east all with chequered flushwork. 2-light west window with C19 timber Y tracery below round-arched lancet. Square lights to ringing chamber to north and west. Projecting square stair turret at south-east corner. 2-light cusped and ogeed belfry windows under pointed heads and hood mould on label stops. Crenellated parapet above string course. 4 flat buttresses to south nave with 5 assorted windows : 2-tight ogeed under square hood with supermullion; 2-light ogeed with reticulation unit, arched under hood; 2 C19 Y lancets to chancel and one plain lancet. Low arched priest's door. East parapet with Latin cross. Flint east wall with triple lancet group with stiff leaf hood stops, all 1879. One hollow chamfered lancet to chancel north and a brick repaired flat buttress. 2-light cusped ogeed window to nave with reticulation unit under segmental arch on labels and 2-light flat-headed window at west beyond porch. C16 gabled north porch, timber framed with some brick. 4 centred braces over gate with floriated spandrels. Interior. Tall chamfered tower arch of C13. Continuous scissor braced roof of 1879. Windows with deep sconsion and hollow chamfered rare arches. East window group under semi-circular rere arch. Arched rood stair opening. Octagonal C14 font with stem and bowl decorated with blind tracery panels in form of encircled quatrefoils, shields, incised panels including 6-pointed star. Painted Royal Arms of William and Mary (1689-1702) under tower. Roll moulded north door with hood and cinquefoiled holy water stoup to left on exterior.

Listing NGR: TM0122279698


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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: 13 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/01216/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Colleen Cole. Source Historic England Archive
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