CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1195345
Date first listed:
01-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH LANE

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1195345.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Feb-2020 at 10:42:43.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 62040 19570

Details

KING'S LYNN

TF6219NW CHURCH LANE 610-1/10/35 (North side) 01/12/51 Church of All Saints

II*

Parish Church, the earliest in Lynn. C11, rebuilt C14 and C15. West tower collapsed 1763. Carstone, flint and brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Nave, nave aisles, transepts and chancel. Windows are replacements. West nave wall in gault brick, 1763. Bell cote over gable. 3-light Perpendicular window. 2-light Perpendicular aisle west windows. Stepped buttresses to nave aisles with 3-light Perpendicular windows. Doorways in second bay to north and south sides. Clerestory with chequer flushwork and parapets. Four 2-light clerestory windows under 4-centred arches. Transepts retain C13 fragments, especially to south. 3-light main windows, again with tracery trying to look genuinely Perpendicular, but failing. North chancel with a gabled vestry and a window to its east. South chancel was site of an anchorite cell in C13, of which scars remain. Two 2-light windows. At east end of south side a small gabled structure may have associations with the cell. 3-light chancel east window. INTERIOR. 4-bay Perpendicular arcade with moulded arches standing on elaborated piers. Piers have filleted engaged columns to east and west, and polygonal columns to north and south. Screen to west end formed of 6 painted C17 panels depicting Apostles, relocated from St Peter's, West Lynn. Over screen is a C20 gallery. C15 four-bay nave roof of hollow-chamfered tie beams on arched braces dropping to wall posts and stone corbels. Pierced tracery spandrels. King and Queen posts rise to principals and one tier butt purlins. Late C20 rood screen. C19 hammerbeam roof to chancel. Octagonal C15 font on C19 stem, the bowl panels alternating between tracery and cusping. C15 three-bay sedilia in chancel south wall, each seat recess with a cusped and sub-cusped arched head within square surround. Piscina to east similar.

Listing NGR: TF6204019570

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
384091
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 28 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03441/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Graham Brown. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].