CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1342342
Date first listed:
11-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH PATH

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH PATH

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:
Wretton
National Grid Reference:
TL 69034 99909

Details

TF 69 NE WRETTON CHURCH PATH

7/79 Church of All Saints

CV II*

Parish church. Late C13 west tower, c.1300 nave and south aisle, late C14 chancel. Restored 1863. Carstone, flint, rubble and some brick. Slate roofs. 3 stage unbuttressed tower, externally of 2 stages. Cusped lancet as west window. Slit lights to ringing chamber on north and south faces. String course at belfry stage. 2-light cusped Y-tracery belfry windows. C17 brick parapet with stone quoins and crocketed corner pinacles. South aisle with rebuilt brick and rubble parapet. 2-light ogeed square-headed west window. Gabled south porch of chequered brick and flintwork. Parapets obscure roof. Diagonal buttresses and re-used stone coping to gable head. Brick side lancets. 3 square-headed aisle windows of 2 or 3 lights, that to west with ogee lights. Centre window C19. Aisle east window of 3 lights. Nave and chancel with high eastern gable parapets. 2-light chancel south window: ogecd with cusped and sub-cusped vesica. Depressed arched priests' door. Diagonal eastern buttresses frame 3-light panel tracery Perpendicular east window. 2-light chancel north window. 5 stepped brick buttresses to north nave, that to east incorporating remains of brick rood stairs. 2 3-light square-headed windows with ogee lights and one 3-light panel traceried window under 4-centred arch. Blocked north door. Interior. 4 bay south arcade of octagonal piers on plinths. Moulded capitals and triple chamfered arches. Double chamfered chancel arch dying into wall. Single scissor braced nave roof of 1863. C18 butt purlir, aisle roof. 17 benches in nave dated 1627: single poppyheads and incised decoration on top rails of backs. Early C18 octagonal pulpit with carved cornice rail. Chancel screen late C14. 4 bays each side of central opening above plain dado. Frieze of spiky tracery based on ogee curves below top rail. Crown post chancel roof of 1863 on large arched braces. Plain octagonal C14 font.

Listing NGR: TL6903499909

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
221734
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: 16 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15853/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons. Source Historic England Archive
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