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Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 82562 00016



2/11 Church of All Saints 23.6.60 X I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Slate and lead roofs. West Tower; aisled nave with south porch; aisles overlap chancel by one bay; chancel with vestry to north. C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses. Fine west doorway with carved figures in spandrels and flanked by niches with miniature rib vaults and flushwork arcading. Shield and tracery frieze above with carved arms to centre. Chequered flushwork above flanking a 3-light panel-traceried window. 3 small 2-light windows to intermediate stage and tall 3-light traceried bell openings with 4-centred arches. Elaborate carved stepped parapet with tracery and corner pinnacles. North aisle with 4 3-light panel traceried windows and a moulded north doorway. South aisle similar except for east window. C15 south porch with chequered flushwork and a flushwork plinth of repeated letter "M" with a crown. Moulded entrance arch with niche above. 2-light traceried' side windows and the original braced roof with moulded wall plates. South doorway simply moulded with a 4-centred arch. Early C14 chancel with a 3-light Y-traceried south window and very fine similar east window of 5 lights. Vestry dated 1851 with a reset 3-light panel traceried window. Interior. Tall plain- -chamfered tower arch on polygonal responds. Similar chancel arch set one bay west of original (C14) position partially obscuring a pair of piers. Early C14 4-bay arcades of 2 hollow-chamfered orders on quatrefoil piers. Easternmost responds with carved corbels supporting innermost order. C15 nave roof with mutilated carved hammer beams and corbels, arch braced wall posts and moulded principals. Contemporary, yet much repaired, aisle roofs. Chancel also with a restored C15 arch braced roof. Modern double piscina with sedilia in chancel. C14 aumbry to north side of chancel with pedimental hood mould. Fine C15 nave pews with carved poppy head bench ends and traceried backs. Front pews with traceried dados. Restored octagonal font with geometrically traceried panels.

Listing NGR: TF8256200016


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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: 16 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/05329/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Janet Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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