PARISH CHURCH OF ST EDMUND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1372667
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, COSTESSEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, COSTESSEY ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Taverham
National Grid Reference:
TG 16084 13816

Details

TG 11 SE TAVERHAM COSTESSEY ROAD

7/42 Parish Church of St. Edmund.

10.5.61. - I

Parish Church, medieval and later. Flint with stone dressings and roofs of pantile, slate and thatch. West tower, nave, south aisle, south porch and chancel. 2 stage Cll round tower. Semi-circular headed lancet window to west and single light opening to south. C15 octagonal second stage, with 2-light Perpendicular bell openings. Gargoyles and grotesques at angles level with string course. Battlemented flushwork parapet with cross finials. North nave wall has western doorway possibly Cll, with semi-circular head and impost blocks. To its east a 3 light Perpendicular window and a C14 2-light window with 'Y' tracery. South aisle c.1863, of 4 bays with south door and 2-light Geometric style windows, stepped buttresses and Ballflower and Dogtooth ornament on eaves cornice. C19 south porch with diagonal buttresses, stone kneelers and parapet gable. 2 bay chancel with restored 2 light Decorated windows to south with C14 priest's door with ovolo and hollow chamfered reveals. Two 2-light Decorated windows to north. Decorated 3 light east window with petal tracery. Parapet gables with cross finials. Interior contains much of the C19. Possible Cll opening in east tower wall to west gallery. Medieval single framed scissor truss roof, probably C14. C19, 3 bay south arcade. Decorated chancel arch. Fragment of dropped-sill sedilia with cusped ogees in spandrels and Piscina and Aumbry with cusped head in south chancel wall. Blocked door opening in north chancel wall. Stained glass, c.1450 of Crucifixion and attendant effigies in north west nave window. 6 bay medieval timber screen with ogee Perpendicular tracery. Altar rails constructed with C14 Reticulated tracery, probably salvaged from upper part of a Rood Screen. Medieval choir stalls with traceried frontals. Poppyheads and animals on the arms. Bench with poppyheads in choir loft. Chalice brass to John Thorp, rector, died 1515, in chancel floor.

Listing NGR: TG1608413816

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228433
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.

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