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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.


List entry Number: 1077950



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: Hunstanton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Jan-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221216

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In the entry for HUNSTANTON GREEVEGATE (north) 1/34 and NORTHGATE (east) New Hunstanton

Church of St Edmund (formerly listed as St Edmunds Chapel)

The item shall be amended to read: GREEVEGATE (north) and NORTHGATE (east) New Hunstanton

Church of St Edmund

The former listing date shall be deleted


TF 64 SE HUNSTANTON GREEVEGATE (north) and NORTHGATE (east) 1/34 New Hunstanton 6/6/51 Church of St. Edmund. (formerly listed as st. - Edmunds Chapel) II Parish church of New Hunstanton. 1865-1869 north aisle 1879, by Frederick Preedy, architect of Worcester, cousin of the Le Stranges, at a cost of £3,700. Knapped flint rubble, carstone and freestone dressings, C20 tiled roof. Nave, west narthex addition, aisles, south porch, chancel and north vestry. High Victorian Gothic, 4 bay nave, aisles and clerestorey, 2 bay chancel. West front with lower narthex lean-to with 5 light window, 3 lancets to gable. 5 light east window. Carstone banding to walls. Plate tracery clerestorey, bar tracery elsewhere, early Decorated details. South porch flint, addition of c.1914. Interior: 4 bay arcade alternating rounded and octagonal piers. Open roof with massive scissor braces, similar to contemporary roof of Old Hunstanton church. Chancel arch with 4 detached shafts. Rood beam and figures C20. Capitals may be attributed to R. L. Boulton of Worcester, Sculptor. East window by C. E. Kempe, c.1890, south aisle south east window Ninian Comper 1912. See Hunstanton and its Neighbourhood (PW) 1864, 3rd edition (GW) 1874 pp. 39 - 40.

Listing NGR: TF6746241075

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hunstanton and its Neigbourhood, (1864), 39-40

National Grid Reference: TF 67462 41075


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