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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Pickenham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.628 / 52°37'40"N

Longitude: 0.755 / 0°45'17"E

OS Eastings: 586554

OS Northings: 306920

OS Grid: TF865069

Mapcode National: GBR R9Q.CP1

Mapcode Global: WHKR3.K6QN

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 23 June 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221038

Location: North Pickenham, Breckland, Norfolk, PE37

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: North Pickenham

Built-Up Area: North Pickenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Pickenham North St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 80 NE
Church of St. Andrew

Parish church. Largely rebuilt 1863 by D. Male, but retaining much of earlier
west tower and north transept. Flint with limestone dressings. Roof slated,
with crested ridge to nave and chancel; copper covered south aisle roof.
West tower, nave, chancel, north transept, south aisle, south porch. South
porch with angle-buttresses to gable; crocketted pinnacles and gable cross.
Niche over doorway with cusped ogee head. Two-light west window, blocked
east window opening. Windows generally have 19th century Decorated tracery
with stilted hood moulds and head stops. East gable has a plinth with an
inscription recording the rebuilding work of 1863. Staged buttresses to
north and south walls. North transept has parapeted gable with staged angle
buttresses; four-light Perpendicular north window and three-light
Perpendicular east window. North wall of nave has central buttress dividing
window bays above which rises a chimney stack, with octagonal stone shaft.
Angle buttress at north west corner containing the date 1863. West tower
largely medieval with restored openings. Staged angle buttresses to west
wall. Square stair turret at south-east corner. Castellated parapet. North
transept contains wall monuments. Very low doorway into east wall of tower
with single hollow chamfer to arch. Sanctus bell opening above tower arch.

Listing NGR: TF8655406920

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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