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Church of St Ethelbert

A Grade I Listed Building in Roudham and Larling, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4696 / 52°28'10"N

Longitude: 0.9169 / 0°55'0"E

OS Eastings: 598227

OS Northings: 289740

OS Grid: TL982897

Mapcode National: GBR SF6.4MH

Mapcode Global: VHKC8.V634

Plus Code: 9F42FW98+RQ

Entry Name: Church of St Ethelbert

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219879

Location: Roudham and Larling, Breckland, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Roudham and Larling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Larling St Ethelbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TL 98 NE
6/50 Church of St Ethelbert
16.7.58 I
Parish church. C12, C14 and C15. Flint with ashlar quoins and tiled roof.
South aisle, nave, chancel, west tower. South aisle C14. Angle buttresses
with gablets. Parapets to gable ends with fragments of crosses at ridge.
Continuous string course interrupted by porch. West and south windows contain
2-light lozenge tracery. 3-light east window of cusped intersecting ogee
type. Chancel has 2 2-light Y windows to north and south. Priest's door
in south wall. 3-light east window of C19 in late Geometric style. 4
buttresses to north nave wall (no aisle) of one set-off; 2 western incorporated
into C19 vestry. 2 good 2-light Perpendicular windows with hood moulds. Tower
of 4 stages with angle buttresses and flushwork. 2 lower set-offs. Stair
to north-west with slit lights. Elaborate 2-light Perpendicular windows to
belfry on all sides, all C15. South porch rebuilt 1898. C12 south door of
very high quality. 2 orders of shafts of diamond stud and scroll-twist
decoration. Billet studding between shafts. Foliated rings. Volute capitals
and 2 arch rolls with elaborate billet and diamond frieze. Interior has 3
bay arcade to south aisle with octagonal piers on bell moulded bases and
moulded capitals. Double chamfered arches. Piscina and sedilia in aisle of
C14, and similar double sedilia in chancel. C14 square block font. C19
timber roof throughout.

Listing NGR: TL9822789740

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