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Great Yarmouth (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 52447 04408



TG5204 CHURCH LANE, Southtown And Gorleston 839-1/8/210 (North side) 27/06/53 Church of St Andrew


Parish church. C13 west tower, C14 nave, continuous chancel and aisles. Heavily restored 1872. Flint with whole pebbles and ashlar dressings. Machine-tile roofs. EXTERIOR: 3-stage tower with diagonal buttresses to 3 corners and a side buttress to the north-east. Polygonal stair turret to the south. Lancet west window and lancets to ringing chamber. Set-off below belfry stage added late C15: 2-light transomed belfry windows. Flushwork crenellated parapet. South aisle west window of 3 lancets, north aisle window of cusped 3-light Y tracery. South aisle with six 2-light Y-tracery windows and a double hollow-chamfered south doorway. South porch rebuilt 1872: diamond chequerwork to south face, diagonal stepped buttresses and a wave-moulded outer arch; 2-light side windows. The north aisle has five 2-light Y-tracery windows. East end with 3 gables with windows of 1872. Centre window is a 5-light Geometric design, 5-light south aisle and 4-light north aisle Perpendicular panel tracery. INTERIOR: no internal division between nave and chancel except for a trefoiled timber arch. 8-bay arcade of octagonal piers on moulded bases and with moulded capitals. Double-chamfered arches. C19 scissor-braced roofs, boarded to the chancel. Triple-chamfered tower arch. South-east tower buttress projects into nave. Late C14 octagonal font with damaged figures to the stem and scenes in the bowl depicting the 7 sacraments plus the Last Judgement. Damage recorded in 1643. C19 polygonal pulpit and chancel parclose screens. Organ of 1904 by Norman and Beard moved here 1978-9 (formerly in St John's Lowestoft). Brass of a knight of the Bacon family, c1320: full length, military dress, cross-legged. Royal Arms painted on board: of Charles II, dated 1664.

Listing NGR: TG5244704408


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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: 15 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10487/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David N. Gifford. Source Historic England Archive
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