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Statutory Address:

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

Waveney (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 44510 89836


In the entry for the following :

TM 48 NW WORLINGHAM LOWESTOFT ROAD 5/62 Church of all Saints - - I

The grade shall be downgraded to grade II*


WORLINGHAM LOWESTOFT ROAD TM 48 NW 5/62 Church of All Saints - - I Parish church. Medieval, considerably restored 1873-4. Nave, chancel, south chapel, west tower, north porch. Flint rubble with stone dressings; plaintiled roof. C15 knapped flint tower with 4-stage diagonal buttresses to the west and a crenellated parapet enriched with flushwork; the tracery to the belfry openings is missing. 3-bay nave with 2-light windows in Perpendicular style, mostly renewed C19; C14 nave doorway. C15 porch with 2-light square headed side windows. In the south nave wall is a semi-circular headed niche containing a much-weathered coat of arms, and below a tomb chest to John Felton (1703). 2-bay chancel with C19 windows in Perpendicular style. To the south of the chancel is a C15 3-bay chapel. Interior. 2-bay chapel arcade; to the west of the chancel arch is a further bay, perhaps later, with carved heads against the capitals. The east end of the chapel is used as a vestry, the doorway having carved label stops. The chancel arch and all the roofs were renewed mid C19. Good arched-braced nave roof of 4 bays with intermediate trusses between; each main truss carries a crown post braced one-way to the collar purlin; there are also side purlins and arched wind-bracing. Boarded wagon roof to chancel. Restored piscina in chancel and another simpler one in the chapel. C15 carved octagonal front on a 2-stepped base, the upper step with quarterfoil tracery to the riser. A screen below the tower arch incorporates 2 traceried panels from the dado of the former rood screen. The furnishings are largely mid and late C19, but 6 C15 poppyhead bench ends remain in the nave. On the north west nave wall is a Cl7 painted wooden panel commemorating 2 members of the Duke family. In the chapel is a good marble wall monument by Chantrey to 2 members of the Sparrow family who died in 1809 and 1818. 2 early C16 effigy braces to Nicholas Wrenne and his wife have been remounted on the north chancel wall.

Listing NGR: TM4451089836


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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: 25 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05622/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr R. Keith Drewery. Source Historic England Archive
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