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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: 1304480



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Horningtoft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220498

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4/43 Church of St.Edmund

- II*

Parish Church. C13 and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Plain tile and concrete tile roofs. Former west tower (fell in 1796), nave and chancel. Former tower arch, now west door, of 3 plain chamfered orders. Rubble remains of tower and eastern ends of walls converted into buttresses. C19 or C20 bell- cote at gable peak . Two large opposing blocked nave doorways of 2 plain chamfered orders. 4 C13 lancet windows (and one modern replica to west) and 2 contemporary opposing 2-light Y-traceried windows. Restored chancel arch. 5 lancets to chancel and a C13 priests door to south with single sections of dogtooth ornament at springings of 2-centred arch. Hood mould with carved label stops. Large 4-light Perpendicular east window with embattled transom. C15 3-bay chancel screen with surviving tracery. C17 hexagonal pulpit on single stem with carved consoles. Guilloche moulded frieze panels. C17 prie- Dieu with elaborately carved pair of brackets and a guilloche moulded frieze panel. Restored fragment of a C15 screen in chancel. Undamaged octagonal font with lions and angels holding shields in panels, angel bowl corbels and lions on stem.

Listing NGR: TF9361323080

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National Grid Reference: TF 93613 23080


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