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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cockley Cley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6059 / 52°36'21"N

Longitude: 0.6446 / 0°38'40"E

OS Eastings: 579178

OS Northings: 304186

OS Grid: TF791041

Mapcode National: GBR Q8G.MS9

Mapcode Global: WHKR1.WR4M

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 23 June 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221007

Location: Cockley Cley, Breckland, Norfolk, PE37

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Cockley Cley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cockley-Cley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 70 SE
8/10 Church of All Saints

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Extensive C19 restoration. Flint with
ashlar dressings. Plaintile and lead roofs. Circular west tower; nave with
aisles and south porch; chancel. Tower probably Norman with a C14 bell stage.
One small ground floor window to south with arched lintel. West window C14
with cusped ogee arch and hood mould. One Norman first floor loop with arched
lintel. 2 decorative bands of dark knapped flint in position of ground and
first floor ceilings. Off-set below bell-stage. 4 2-light cusped Y-traceried
bell openings. Octagonal crenellated parapet. North aisle with Victorian
tracery. South aisle with similar Victorian windows to south, one C13 lancet
to west and a 3-light Y-traceried window to east. Victorian porch in late-
Medieval style. Restored C14 doorway with wave mouldings, double hollow
mouldings and carved head label stops. C13 chancel with 5 lancet windows to
north 5 to south and triple lancets to east beneath a continuous hood mould.
Gabled buttresses to east wall. Interior. Early C14 3-bay south arcade of
quatrefoil piers supporting 2 orders of hollow chamfered arches. The square
core of each pier is left protruding slightly. North arcade Victorian in
precise imitation. Simple doorway into tower with chamfers ending in broach
stops. Plain chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds. Chancel east
windows with moulded scoinson arches supported on detached shafts. Pair of
aumbries to north. Victorian wagon roof. South aisle with trilobe piscina
niche and a Victorian stoop in imitation. Victorian font in Transitional

Listing NGR: TF7917804186

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

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