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King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 76950 33856


TF 73 SE BIRCHAM BIRCHAM NEWTON 7/11 Church of All Saints. 5.6.53. - II* Parish Church. C13, perhaps of 2 builds incorporating earlier church. Flint with stone dressings, pantiled nave and slated chancel roofs. West tower, 2 bay nave, 2 bay chancel. Unbuttressed tower, 4 stages. 2 paired ground floor west lancets, single middle stage lancet, 4 bell stage lancets, battlemented parapet. South nave door c.1300. 2 paired lancets, internally with single embrasure. Straight joint suggests 2 builds to nave. Nave north with c.1300 door opening only. Chancel has later C13 details : 2 'Y' tracery south windows and 3 light intersected tracery east window. Blank north face, with C19 vestry addition. Interior: Norman rectangular font with tapering sides. Box pews, with poppyheads with pricket candle-holders, signed on north side "P. Jarrett Church Warden 1858". Contemporary 2 decker pulpit. Chancel arch perhaps Norman, round arch with simple imposts. Arms of George III. Early English piscina with cusped trefoil headed arch. C14 stone coffin lid effigy of priest, with heart in hands, nodding ogee arch with sun and crescent moon with face of a child in tympanum.

Listing NGR: TF7695033856


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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: 27 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/04690/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian R. Faulkner. Source Historic England Archive
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