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Broadland (District Authority)
Wood Dalling
National Grid Reference:
TG 08974 26977



2/70 Church of St. Andrew 10-5-61


Parish church. C13, C14 and C15. Flint with limestone dressings; flintwork partly rendered over. Nave and chancel slated (north slope of nave has C20 concrete tiles). Lead roofs to aisles. West tower, nave, chancel, north and south aisles, north and south porches. C15 square west tower, staged diagonal buttresses with flushwork panels. West doorway with ogee-headed hood mould and fleuron decoration to arch and jambs. Spandrels with shields in quatrefoils; slim pilaster-buttresses with pinnacles flanking opening. Cornice with fleuron decoration. 3-light west window above. Square traceried sound holes with dripmoulds. 2-light traceried bell openings. Embattled parapet with shields and flushwork panels, hexagonal corner pinnacles. Polygonal stair turret with quatrefoil lights, south-east corner. C15 2-storey south porch, now vestry: south doorway blocked and rendered over, archway with engaged shafts and hood mould on headstops. Above, a niche with ogee-headed canopy flanked by two windows, all under a stepped dripmould. 2-light east and west windows at upper and lower levels. Eaves parapet. C18 memorial stones set in east wall. South aisle has three 3-light C15 windows, much repaired; staged buttresses divide bays. 4-bay nave clere- storey of 2-light early C15 windows set in flushwork wall. South aisle windows C14, 2-lights, the western window masking a large opening with brick arch. Angle buttresses to east gable; 3-light C14 east window, much restored. North wall of chancel has three lancets and small priest's door, all C13. North porch C15 with blocked 2-light east and west windows; diagonal buttresses to north wall, arch with engaged shafts and hoodmould on headstops. Eaves parapet. Aisles have 2-light west windows and 3-light east windows. Interior: 4-bay north and south arcades with double hollow- chamfer arches and octagonal piers, C14; the responds probably C13. C15 nave roof - roll-moulded principals and purlins, arch-braces to principal rafters with wallposts on head corbels in alternate bays. South aisle roof has arch-braced principal rafters and roll-moulded purlins. High-level 4- centred arched doorway to staircase to porch upper chamber, south-west corner. Tall tower arch with responds matching arcades. C14 piscina ogee-headed cinquefoil arch with headstop on west side, engaged shafts with polygonal capitals and petalled bowl. Sedilia with engaged shafts, top removed to accommodate later window. C15 reader's desk with poppyheads and carved arm rests. Nave has good C18 memorial slabs with some earlier re-set brasses. Memorial brasses to Robert Dockyng (d.1465) and John Crane (d.1507). Recumbent effigy of a priest, east end of north aisle.

Listing NGR: TG0897426977


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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: 13 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08424/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David N. Gifford. Source Historic England Archive
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