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Statutory Address:

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Breckland (District Authority)
Little Cressingham
National Grid Reference:
TF 88486 00140


LITTLE CRESSINGHAM THREXTON TF 80 SE 10/34 Church of All Saints 23:6:60

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Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Plaintile roofs. Circular west tower; nave with north aisle and south porch; chancel of some width as nave. Late C13 west tower. One 2-light Y-traceried ground floor west window. Off-set beneath bell stage and 3 Y- traceried 2-light bell openings and a fourth bell opening in modern brick. Modern brick parapet. C19 vestry to north side of tower. South wall with 2 2-light, Decorated windows with cusped soufflets (one restored) and one 2- light cusped Y-traceried window. C19 porch with a C14 semicircular headed plain chamfered entrance: the former south doorway re-used. C19 plain- chamfered south doorway. North aisle with one late-Medieval 2-light window with flat head. 2-light Y-traceried eastern aisle window. One piece of re-used C12 chevron ornament to aisle quoins. Chancel with one C19 triple lancet east window. 2 Y-traceried 2-light windows and a blocked rectangular leper's window to south. Interior. 4-bay north arcade of 2 circular piers and one octagonal pier supporting arches of 2 plain-chamfered orders. West respond consists of a corbel with a carved twisted leaf motif. Painted decoration to arches. Narrow tower arch of 2 plain chamfered orders. No chancel arch. Early C17 polygonal pulpit with fluted frieze and carved lectern brackets. Renewed stem and steps. Clerk's desk dated 1613 the gift of Edward Cofe. Fluted frieze, continuous lectern with carved brackets. Turned newel knops and a later candelabrum at angle. C14 octagonal font with different carved tracery patterns to each facet. Fragments of Medieval glass in north window.

Listing NGR: TF8848600140


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