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Church of St Nicholas Shereford

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dunton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8311 / 52°49'52"N

Longitude: 0.8001 / 0°48'0"E

OS Eastings: 588728

OS Northings: 329630

OS Grid: TF887296

Mapcode National: GBR R78.K2T

Mapcode Global: WHKQ5.837F

Plus Code: 9F42RRJ2+F2

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas Shereford

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223834

Location: Dunton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Dunton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Shereford with Dunton

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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6/3 Church of St. Nicholas
6/3/59 Shereford.


Parish church. Norman tower and nave, c.1300 and later details to nave and
chancel. Flint with some carstone and stone dressings; leaded tower, slated
nave and tiled chancel roofs. Round tower at west, nave, south porch and chancel.
Tower with one 2-light moulded brick mullioned window and 2 switch tracery
mullioned windows. Conical lead roof with valance. Norman south door with
2 orders of shafts with capitals and 5 superimposed arches, 2 with roll-
mouldings. Nave south wall with one 3-light Decorated window, one splayed
Norman window, one paired lancet; to chancel one straight headed Decorated
2-light window. One 2-light switch tracery window. South priest's door
c.1300. Nave north wall with EE north door c.13OO with shafts missing;
2 2-light switch tracery windows of c.1300 re-used in built up former north
arcade of c.1300. Elaborate Decorated 3-light east window with flowing
tracery. Interior: Norman round headed tower arch with stone quoins and
imposts, simpler south door arch. 3 bay north arcade built into wall.
No chancel arch. Chancel south angle piscina with colonnette forming part of
window embrasure. Chancel north: unmoulded Easter recess with EE tomb slab
with floriated cross. Norman font: solid base and shaft with 4 angle
colonnettes, bowl with scalloped base. Mid C19 nave and chancel roofs.

Listing NGR: TF8872829630

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