Church of All Saints

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1077627
Date first listed:
15-Aug-1960
Statutory Address:
Church of All Saints, Church Lane

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of All Saints, Church Lane

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Roydon
National Grid Reference:
TF 69913 23656

Details

TF 62 SE 1/76 ROYDON CHURCH LANE Church of All Saints

15.8.60

II* Parish church, 1857 by G.E Street, incorporating C12 doorways and C13 tower. Uncoursed random Sandringham sandstone with pink stone dressings, plain tiles. West tower, nave, chancel and south porch.

C13 west tower of uncoursed flint with limestone dressings, diagonal buttresses; 'Y tracery west window with figure stops, probably all of 1857; small quatrefoil sound holes; string course to bell stage, Y tracery bell openings; string course to embattled parapet.

Nave: shallow aisle buttresses, string course and upper string course running into semi-circular headed openings, four to south, three to north, all with wide surrounds partly recessed; gable cross. C12 north and south doorways reset, each with semi-circular head of three orders, zig-zag to middle order; shafts to jambs with decorative capitals and imposts; boarded doors of 1857 with decorative strap hinges. Wide south porch with low eaves, buttresses continue facade; semi-circular arch with stylistic chevron moulding; double shafts to jambs with stylistic waterleaf capitals; interior of pink ashlar.

Chancel with angle buttresses and central buttress to south chancel as to nave; two openings each to north and south chancel as to nave, those to north flanking outshut vestry in style. East chancel with arcade having three semi-circular headed lights articulated by shafts as to south porch, treble floral voussoirs, treble dogstooth hood mould with grotesque stops. Bullseye opening in gable within stepped recess having decorative mouldings; gable cross.

Interior: pink ashlar; arch braced collar beam roof having twisted king posts to collars. C19 chancel arch in C12 style, two orders of dogstooth and roll mouldings, decorative corbels to jambs; side shafts to both east and west with clasping rings; low wall across chancel arch. Chancel roof with king posts from arch braced collars; arcade to east chancel light of three arches with four shafts as to chancel arch; piscina and double sedilia having arcade of three semi-circular headed arches with shafts having decorative capitals. Square sandstone font of 1857 colonettes and central sandstone pier. C14 tall double chamfered arch to tower.

Listing NGR: TF6991323656

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
222009
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: 11 Oct 1999
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