CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1153255

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1960

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, YARMOUTH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, YARMOUTH ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Geldeston

National Grid Reference: TM 39474 92284

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Details

GELDESTON YARMOUTH ROAD TM 39 SE (south side) 7/52 Church of St. Michael 5-9-60 and All Angels

- II*

Parish church. C12 and later, much remodelled in C19. Flint with limestone dressings. Slated roofs; porch plain-tiled. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch, north transept and vestry. Round west tower, the upper stage rebuilt with gault brick dressings and castellated parapet. C19 west window. South porch C15 with plinth of slate panels in limestone dressings. Diagonal staged buttresses with flushwork panels to south gable. Doorway with attached polygonal shafts; arch with square dripmould; shields in spandrels. Niche above arch with crocketted pinnacles and shield with arms below pedestal. Two windows in south wall of nave, 2-light with Perpendicular tracery, one possibly an original. Stilted hood moulds with headstops over window openings; staged buttresses between bays. Chancel of 1864: paired lancets with quatrefoil heads, arched and cusped transoms. Scalloped eaves course. Parapeted gable with cross-finial at apex. Rood stair projection at south- east corner of nave. Gableted clasping-buttresses at east gable. C19 3-light east window. Lean-to vestry on north side of chancel with 3-light segmental headed east window; tapering octagonal chimney stack at north-east corner. North gable of trancept has 4-light window with small curved triangular window above. 2-light C19 -Perpendicular window in east wall, doorway central in west wall. North wall of nave has C15 2-light window with headstops. North doorway flanked by staged buttress. Interior: scissor-braced roof to nave, principals have arch-braces on wallposts with head-corbels. Brattished cornice. Rood stair at south-east corner of nave. C14 tower arch with engaged shafts and triple-chamfered arch. Twin-arched opening to transept with central marble shaft on octagonal base; stiff-leaf capitals. C19 roof with arch-braced principals on head-corbels. Elliptical arched opening through to vestry in east wall. Chancel interior all C19: arch-braced roof on foliage corbels. Internal shafting to window openings. Font, octagonal, with lions around the stem and alternating roses and shields around the bowl; octagonal basestep with inscription.

Listing NGR: TM3947492284

Legacy

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