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



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


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


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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: 28 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03441/27
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