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North Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 22911 34129



6/49 Church of St.Andrew 4:10:60

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Church. 1769 by Robert Adam. Gault brick, stone dressings. Said to have cement tile roof. Tetrastyle prostyle temple form. Stylobate of 3 steps to portico with 4 rendered Doric columns to west 2 bays deep. Columns with rosettes to the necking; plain architrave, 4 rosettes to the frieze, brick dentils to cornice. Pediment with dentils. West wall rendered. Moulded plinth cap. Central stone door surround with plain cornice on consoles. 2 doors each of 4 panels. To either side a square-headed window with leaded lights radiating beneath semi-circular glazing bar; moulded band at sill level and to either side of cornice of doorway; above all 3 openings a blank square, recessed panel. Coved roof to porch, central flat ceiling raised and rectangular moulded panel. South elevation of 4 bays, stone base; plinth; string course at sill level of 4 plain semi-circular headed niches; moulded string course cut by 3 square headed windows under rubbed and gauged brick arches with similar glazing to west. Plain architrave; rosettes to frieze; dentils to cornice. East elevation has stone base; plinth; platband; 3 blank rectangular panels under rubbed and gauged arches; central panel has repositioned memorial tablet of 1665 with broken pediment with achievement, shouldered architrave and apron with scroll. Moulded string course; 3 square blank recessed panels; entablature as south elevation with 4 rosettes to frieze; pediment with oculus. North elevation as south but rectangular recesses. Interior. Circular entrance lobby. 8 panel doors, raised and fielded, top 2 panels glazed, to left and right. That to right leads to stair with turned balusters; ramped handrail. Double door to church of 4 raised and fielded panels each. Stone floor with black diamond-shaped insets. Step at east end then 2 curved steps to altar. Panelled oak reredos with fluted Corinthian engaged columns and antae at angles; gilded capitals with swags. Central panel of reredos has painting of Virgin and child with other figures. Pews with wrought iron candle holders. At west end 2 box pews, slightly raised with brass gas lamps. West wall oak panelled; west door surround has foliar trail on the fascia, consoles supporting cornice with egg-and-dart. Festoon over. Fluted pilasters with gilded capitals support gallery with fluted balusters. Ornate moulded plasterwork to wall. Ceiling with oval panel, guilloche and central rose. Hatchments to north and south and west walls.

Listing NGR: TG2291134129


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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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Date: 31 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12972/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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