CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1172410
Date first listed:
16-Apr-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Lessingham
National Grid Reference:
TG 39200 28505

Details

TG 32 NE LESSINGHAM

2/30 Church of All Saints 16.4.55 II*

Parish church. Mainly C13 but extensively restored 1891-93 by H.J. Green, Diocesan architect. Flint with ashlar dressings and brick repairs. Thatched roof. West tower, nave, ruined chancel. 3 stage unbuttressed west tower. 2-light Y tracery C19 west window. Blocked ringing chamber window to south. 2-light C14 belfry windows, cusped. String courses between storeys. Crenellated parapet. Gabled south porch with diagonal buttresses. Wave and hollow moulded arch below hood on labels. Hollow chamfered inner doorway and hood. C19 2-light Y window west of porch. 2 3-light cusped square-headed C19 windows to east. North side pierced by one 2-light Y window. North doorway similar to inner south. One 2-light circa 1300 window : lights terminate in rounded trefoil heads and support encircled quatrefoil. 3-light C19 cusped square-headed window to east. Rood stair projection. Brick nave west wall of 1891-93. 2 2-light Y windows to south chancel wall, that to east broken to form entrance. 2 stepped buttresses and one 2-light square-headed window to north chancel. No tracery to east window. Interior. Tall tower arch. Octagonal C13 Purbeck marble font with 2 trefoil-headed arches to each bowl facet. Drum stem and orbiting columns on waterholding bases. Boarded C19 roof with tie beams on arched braces. Trefoiled C13 piscina in south wall. Late C16 octagonal pulpit and tester. Plain panels with reading platform supported on scrolled brackets. Tester has ball finials.

Listing NGR: TG3920028505

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
223665
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08609/06
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