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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: 1077838

Location

CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wormegay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221523

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History

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Details

TF 61 SE WORMEGAY CHURCH LANE

2/49 Church of St. Botolph 8.7.59 _ I

Parish church. Mid C12 nave and chancel, the latter heavily restored in 1877, C14 west tower. Clunch, ashlar, carstone mixture with some brick, rendered in nave. Nave roof slate, chancel plain tiles. 3 stage tower with diagonal western buttresses to second stage. C15 3-light Perpendicular west window under moulded hood with head stops from which string course extends round tower. Blocked square-headed ringing chamber lancets to north, west and south, that to west below blocked triangular-headed window with brick surround. String course at belfry. 2-light trefoiled belfry windows. Brick crenellated parapet. Brick polygonal stair turret to south east braced by stepped buttress. Gabled south porch with raised parapet on shoulders entered through depressed arch. C12 south door : one order shafts with incised cushion capitals carrying herringbone decorated imposts below zig-zag arch. Zig-zag elaborated with modified beak head and with hood mould of cable decoration. Secondary bulbous imposts support tympanum with central relief of an alisee pattee cross surrounded by cable moulding which extends along bottom of tympanum. South nave pierced by 2 windows : one 2-light square- headed with hood on labels of mid C14, the other of paired pointed lancets without enclosing arch of mid C13. 2 plain buttresses. Chancel south with plain buttress and 2 renewed lancets. Rebuilt east wall of 1877 has 3-light intersecting window flanked by stepped buttresses. Similar buttress to north chancel and C20 brick buttress but no fenestration. North nave supported by 3 plain C19 brick buttresses. One C12 lancet, one early C13 round-headed lancet with hood mould. Blocked north door with C12 ashlar surround. Interior Ashlar surrounds to both nave doors. Triple chamfered tower arch. Plain octagonal font on plinth with 2 steps. C19 King post roof to nave. Windows with rere arches and wide splay to north lancet. C12 chancel arch : one order shafts with scalloped capitals below square imposts. Flat hollow chamfered inner arch on broaches. Zig-zag outer arch moulding. Billet hood decorated by roundels and lion's heads. Only zig-zag element not now of 1877. One shapeless recess left and right of chancel arch. Scissor braced chancel roof of 1877.

Listing NGR: TF6530210904

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National Grid Reference: TF 65302 10904

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