CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1250332
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, NORWICH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, NORWICH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Marsham
National Grid Reference:
TG 19666 23706

Details

TG 12 SE MARSHAM NORWICH ROAD (west) 5/68 10/5/61 Church of All Saints.

G.V. I

Parish Church. C13 and later, of flint with stone dressings and slate roof. West tower, north aisle, south aisle, south porch, nave, clerestorey, vestry and chancel. 2 stage tower with diagonal buttresses, C14 2 light windows, 1 light sound hole, 2 light belfry openings with flowing tracery to north, and decayed or debased, to east, west and south. Chequered flint parapet. 5 bay north aisle with blocked western door, stepped buttresses and late C15 3 light Perpendicular windows. 5 bay south aisle with 4 late Perpendicular 3 light windows with 3 centred stilted arches. South porch with diagonal buttresses with tall C14 doorway, one light windows and within C13 door to church. 5 bay clerestorey, with 3 light Perpendicular windows with quatrefoil in shallow 2 centred arch. Chancel with diagonal and angle buttresses, mainly C19 restoration with C19 windows. Lean-to vestry on north side with squint to west, and 3 light window. Mediaeval north and south oak doors. North aisle with niche, piscina and doorway to Rood Loft stairs. 5 bay arcade with octagonal piers with base and capitals, possibly C14 to south and C15 to north. Fine C15 single hammerbeam roof with later tie beams and binders, reinforcing alternate trusses. Octagonal wall timber posts with bases capitals and arch braces, supported on carved stone corbels. Spandrels of some arch braces have tracery carved angels at the ends of the hammerbeams. South aisle with piscina at east end. Chancel arch with the remains of C15 screen, Decorated with sixteen painted saints. Font on 2 steps, the upper decorated with pointed quatrefoils. Bowl with seven sacraments and last judgement. Poppyhead ends to restored benches. Chancel stained glass by Kempe.

Listing NGR: TG1966623706

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228028
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: 14 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/05268/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David N. Gifford. Source Historic England Archive
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