Church of St. Andrew


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Church of St. Andrew, Reepham Road, Thurning


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Statutory Address:
Church of St. Andrew, Reepham Road, Thurning

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

North Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 08038 29446


TG 02 NE 7/98

THURNING REEPHAM ROAD (west) Church of St. Andrew



Parish church, C14 tower, nave and north aisle, later Perpendicular details inserted. Quaternary and Quarry flint with Lincolnshire Limestone dressings, slated roof. West tower, nave and north aisle, south porch, chancel in ruins.

Unbuttressed west tower with single west lancet with broken trefoil tracery, single rectangular opening to belfry chamber on east, north and west faces, south with two-light Decorated window with clock below. Flush work battlemented parapet. Nave south three two-light Decorated windows with tracery heads, south porch Perpendicular with hood moulded arch recut, angle buttresses, blocked two-light Perpendicular window on east. East window of three-lights, reticulated tracery and former chancel south priest's door both re-erected in nave east wall. North chancel wall surviving. North aisle with Perpendicular straight headed three-light east window, two straight headed two-light north windows, two light Y-tracery west window of c.1300, blocked north door of c.1300.

Interior: four bay north arcade of Perpendicular octagonal piers, double hollow chamfered arches. Furnishings by James Burroughs for Corpus Christi College Cambridge chapel of 1742 re-erected here after 1824 by the Rev. Henry William Blake, MA and former Fellow. Three decker pulpit with sounding board, three-sided communion rails with gates, moulded plinth and shelf, turned balusters, sanctuary panelling. North aisle filled with box pews, nave with open benches, boxes at rear. Nave east wall two good mid C18 wall monuments, to north with rococo details signed E. Holl, 1766. Nave south wall monument signed W. Tyler 1750. Six-part Gothick tower door c.1820. Early C19 nave and aisle roofs. Late C19 stone font with wooden cover.

Listing NGR: TG0803829446


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Books and journals
Sayer, M J, Thurning, (1972)
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 25 February 2020 from


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: 26 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/07376/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E. Downs. Source Historic England Archive
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