CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1304672
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1953
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, SEDGEFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, SEDGEFORD ROAD

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)
Parish:
Fring
National Grid Reference:
TF 73541 34868

Details

TF 73 SW FRING SEDGEFORD ROAD (east)

5/10 Church of All Saints. 5.6.53.

- II*

Parish church. Largely C14 Decorated. Flint with stone dressings, slated roofs. West tower, nave and south porch, chancel. 3 stage west tower with set-off buttresses to west face only. Lozenge-shaped west window with four petal flower tracery; blocked low sided window on south, lancet above. Bell-stage with 4 "Y" tracery windows, partly brick parapet. 2 bay nave with 2 "Y" tracery windows with sub-cusping. On south and north 2 bay chancel with cusped "Y" tracery windows on south side only. South porch with north and south windows, south and north doors with sunk quadrant mouldings, north door blocked. Priest's door and blocked arched niche on chancel south side. Chancel east window partly blocked and reduced in size with inserted mid-C19 2-light window; chancel north window blocked. Low pitched C19 roofs, earlier taller pitch roof-line visible on east face of tower. Interior: tall Decorated tower arch, double chamfered towards the nave. Fireplace in tower with re-used Norman pillar piscina with scallop capital (not seen). Nave north side c.1330 St. Christopher wall-painting. Blocked round arched opening between 2 south side windows, blocked door below north side window by chancel arch. Double chamfered Decorated chancel arch with on south a niche with sub-cusped ogee head. Behind arch within chancel a blocked arched squint formerly open to south. South east window with remains of window embrasure sedilia. Good Decorated ogee-headed sub-cusped piscina with surviving credence shelf and scalloped- out soak-away. C19 altar rails incorporate perhaps C15 wooden tracery. C13 octagonal Purbeck-type stone font with 2 shallow blank pointed arches to each face, rounded bowl, octagonal base, shaft with C20 repairs in cement. Simple mid-late C19 tie-beam nave roof, boarded chancel. H. Munro Cautley Norfolk Churches, (Ipswich 1949), p. 199.

Listing NGR: TF7354134868

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
221394
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Munro Cautley, H, Norfolk Churches, (1949), 199

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: 23 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/04705/02
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