CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1077860

Date first listed: 08-Jul-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH ROAD

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: Barton Bendish

National Grid Reference: TF 71217 05687

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Details

TF 70 NW BARTON BENDISH CHURCH ROAD

6/4 Church of St. Andrew 8.7.59 G.V. I

Parish church. Carstone and flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Nave c.1200, chancel C14, west tower C15 when church remodelled, restored 1844 and 1868. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses to second stage, the buttresses with ogeed statuary niches. 4-centred west door below 3-light stiled Perpendicular window. 2-light cusped Y tracery belfry windows. Brick parapet above string course of saltire crosses. Lead covered conical roof. Octagonal brick stair turret to south-east. Gabled south porch with 2-light square side windows, diagonal buttresses and knapped flint facing. Inset ashlar tracery, emblems and symbols of St. Andrew and shields below panel depicting St. Andrew. Inner south doorway c.1200 : one order shafts, water- leaf capitals, double roll moulding in pointed arch and double billet moulding in hood. Arched Holywater stoup to right. Porch roof with moulded ridge piece, arched collars and purlins, probably C15. 3-light C15 panel tracery window to left of porch, 2-light late C13 Y tracery window to right with transom. Further 3-light flat-headed window with cusped lights. Chancel with continuous string course rising to form hood over priest's door. 2 2- light reticulated chancel windows to south, one to north. Diagonal east buttresses. 3-light flowing east window of mouchette form c.1330. 3 lancets to north nave c.1200, that over blocked north door itself blocked. One 3- light C15 panel tracery window. Interior. Tall wave moulded tower arch. Double chamfered chancel arch. Lancets to north nave with deeply splayed reveals. Nave and chancel roofs scissor braced of 1868. Rood stairs survive. Ogeed C15 statuary niche on north side of chancel arch : cinquefoiled with crockets, finials and fleurons within rectangular surround. Fine set of box pews to north nave dated 1623 : side panels and gates with carved arcading; gates with elongated ball finials and butterfly, H, HL and cockshead hinges. Stepped bench sedilia in chancel. Arched piscina with mouchette tracery head. C14 floor tiles in sanctuary with geometric and floral glazed decoration.

Listing NGR: TF7121705687

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221478

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