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North Norfolk (District Authority)
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TG 25959 39716



4/37 Church of St.Michael 4.10.60 II

Parish church. Medieval fabric moved inland in 1880 to present site. Flint with stone dressings. Lead roofs. West tower, nave, chancel, north vestry, south porch. Embattled round tower of three stages, the top two stages being octagonal; built in 1881 as a copy of the medieval tower which has subsequently fallen into the sea. Nave of 2 bays; to the south 2 2-light Perpendicular windows; to the north one 3-light and one 2-light Perpendicular window. C19 vestry to first bay. Chancel of 2 bays with one C19 Y-tracery window and one C19 2 light window with a triangular head to the south; to the north a restored Y-tracery window. C19 east window of 3 lights. Porch to first nave bay has single cusped lights to east and west. Doorway with polygonal shafts, abaci and bases; chamfered arch; outer continuous order; hood mould. Restored nave doorway with continuous chamfer merging into arch with rolls. Niche over with statue of angel with chalice. Interior. Piscina in south nave wall. Ogee-arched piscina, drop-seat sedilia in chancel. C15 octagonal font. Stone cross in south east nave wall with 'Orate p aia Willi Atte wod' inscribed. Jacobean panelling of 1911 in chancel. Royal arms of George IV after Irish Union. War memorial using Renaissance niche bought in antique shop and adapted by Seely and Paget. East window designed by Henry Holiday and made by Powell (Whitefriars Glass works) in 1880's.

Listing NGR: TG2595939716

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.


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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: 02 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/12665/11
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