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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: 1372459



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

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229493

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TG 2208 NE ST. BENEDICT'S STREET (north side) 15/721 26.2.54 Church of St. Lawrence. GV I Former Parish Church now redundant. C15. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Ashlar facing on clerestory. Slate and lead roofs. West tower. Nave and chancel in one. North and south aisles and porches. South rood-stair turret. North-east vestry. 3-stage tower with 4 stages of diagonal buttresses. The west door has good carved spandrels showing St. Edmund being arrowed and St. Lawrence being grilled. Large recessed 4-light perpendicular west window with inward facing statue niches in the reveals. Square sound holes with clockface in the south. 2-light belfry windows. 2-step battlements with corner pinnacles and spirelet ending to stair-turret. 5-bay aisles with extra half bay to chancel. Plinth course with shields and flushwork. 2-storey porch against south aisle. 4-light perpendicular aisle windows, the 2 eastern windows having more elaborate cusping and flushwork below cill. 11 tall 3-light clerestory windows. Late C19 perpendicular east window. East and west windows to south aisle. 2-storey north porch with tracery on outer doors. Central statue niche with flanking windows at first floor. Blocked east and west windows. Lierne vault inside. Octagonal arcade piers with concave sides and 2-centre arches. The chancel aisle piers have 4 shafts with shallow hollow in the diagonals. The aisle windows are set into wall arches. Hammerbeam roof with long wall-posts supported on angel corbels.

Listing NGR: TG2275108784

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National Grid Reference: TG 22751 08784


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