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North Norfolk (District Authority)
Little Barningham
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TG 14174 33322


LITTLE BARNINGHAM TG 13 SW 7/56 Church of St. Andrew 4.10.60 II*

Parish church. Medieval. Heavily restored: chancel 1878/79, nave and porch 1895/96. Rendered flint and iron conglomerate, plain tile roof with fish scale bands. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch, C19 north vestry. Tower in 3 stages: galletted knapped flint with stone dressings: embattled parapet with gargoyle; string course above and below bell stage; 3-stepped diagonal buttresses with wide C15 stone plinth; bell openings and west window, renewed 1895, of 2-cusped lights under an octofoil; part of low segmental or 4-centred arch in brick to north. South porch restored 1896; chamfered arch with roll mouldings under a hood mould, shafts lost; a cinquefoil headed light, probably C15, each side; south doorway renewed, chamfered jambs, double hollow chamfered arch under hood mould with figure stops, that to right hand side renewed. North doorway boarded over. Nave windows enlarged and renewed: south side one 3-light and one 2-light, north side one 2-light, all with panel tracery under square heads. 2 stepped side buttresses with flushwork. Chancel: knapped flint on older base; small central door; 2 C19 2-light windows; diagonal buttresses of pebble flint, C19; east gable of knapped flint; east window of 3 ogee headed lights with panel tracery. Interior: nave roof of 1895, scissor braced, very large castellated tie beams and wall plates; chancel roof of 1879 has arch braced collars; chancel arch continuous double chamfer. Slender polygonal shafts and moulded jambs to double chamfered tower arch. Plain stoup recess by south door; plain octagonal font on fat octagonal stem, C15. Medieval glass fragments in west window. Narrow ledged and battened door to tower stair. Poppy head bench ends, one incorporating a lady's head, c1470, cut down and affixed to C19 pews. One box pew, dated 1640, enlarged 1867, has cockshead hinges, premonitary inscription and finial to corner post in the form of a carved upright shrouded skeleton holding an hour glass and scythe.

Listing NGR: TG1417433322


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06412/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Diane Randell. Source Historic England Archive
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