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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1304415



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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swanton Novers

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 224004

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3/90 Church of St. Edmund. 6/3/59 II*

Parish church. Nave with Norman or pre Norman evidence, C14 Decorated tower, north aisle and chancel largely of 1881 by Edwin Dolby architect of Abingdon. Flint, carstone conglomerate, stone and brick, tiled roofs, tower, nave, south porch, north aisle, chancel. Decorated tower with west "Y" tracery window and niche, belfry stage 2-light Decorated windows, battle- mented parapet, all rebuilt 1960. South porch 1881. Nave south with blocked arched headed Norman door, conglomerate quoins to south east gable. One "Y" tracery 2-light window, one 3-light straight-headed Perpendicular window. Chancel rebuilt 1821 and c.186O, north aisle 1881 Perpendicular style details. Interior 2 bay north aisle, Perpendicular chancel arch. Roofs of 1881, boarded waggon chancel roof. Chancel piscina Perpendicular with ogee head and W monogram in spandrels set in fleuron ring. C15 octagonal nave font with 4 Evangelist symbols and W monogram in crowns of thorns. See Kelly's Directory Norfolk 1916 p.471.

Listing NGR: TG0154832380

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Norfolk, (1916), 471

National Grid Reference: TG 01548 32380


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