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Statutory Address:

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Breckland (District Authority)
Holme Hale
National Grid Reference:
TF 88721 07523


HOLME HALE CHURCH ROAD TF 80 NE (south side) 5/25 Church of St.Andrew 23:6:60


Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Slate and pantile roofs. West tower; nave with north aisle and north porch; chancel. C14 and C15 west tower with angle buttresses. Ground floor with opposed chamfered doorways of 2 orders to north and south sides. Moulded string with irregularly formed brick and flint relieving arches above to each side. First floor with cusped single lights to each side (interior also). Second floor with loops to south and west. Very large 3-light Perpendicular bell openings. Crenellated parapet. South wall of nave with wave moulded doorway and 3 fine 3-light panel-traceried windows with cusped soufflets. North aisle with 4 3-light panel-traceried flat headed windows and one 2-light west window in Decorated style. Porch with rendered brick dressings to 2-light side windows and entrance arch. Wave moulded north door- way. 4 2-light panel-traceried clearstorey windows and one 3-light window in eastern nave gable. Chancel with one blocked flat headed window and a wave moulded priest's door to north; a modern 3-light cusped east window and 2 traceried 3-light flat headed south windows. Interior. 4-bay C14 north arcade of circular piers supporting hollow chamfered arches of 3 orders with a hollow roll. Hood moulds with finely carved label stops. Small moulded tower arch. Restored C15 hammer beam roof with renewed angels. Restored screen with some original tracery. Surviving rood stair. Chancel with angle piscina of 2 cusped arches and colonnette. Re-used C12 cushion capital serving as base to colonnette.

Listing NGR: TF8872107523


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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: 02 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/16175/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons. Source Historic England Archive
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