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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Newton by Castle Acre, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7062 / 52°42'22"N

Longitude: 0.7083 / 0°42'30"E

OS Eastings: 583073

OS Northings: 315502

OS Grid: TF830155

Mapcode National: GBR Q7C.CX5

Mapcode Global: WHKQP.V7HP

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 23 June 1960

Last Amended: 23 October 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220923

Location: Newton By Castle Acre, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Newton by Castle Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Newton-by-Castle Acre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


1/20 Church of All Saints
23.6.60 (formerly listed as Church of
St Mary)
- I

Parish church. Cll and later. Flint with limestone, carstone and ferruginous
conglomerate dressings. Pantile and wood shingle roofs. Aisleless nave;
narrower axial tower; chancel. C14 3-light west window with reticulated
tracery. Blocked doorway beneath. C14 plain chamfered north doorway blocked.
C14 south doorway of 2 plain chamfered orders with a hood mould. Pair of
blocked Cll loops with carstone arched lintels opposed towards the middle
of the nave to north and south. 2 C15 2-light south windows with flat heads
and ogee tracery. Cll tower with evidence for an added south transept now
removed. Blocked archway with lancet to ground floor. Sloping dripstone
to former transept roof. Reduced double splayed window at first floor.
Heavily restored twin bell-openings with triangular heads and mid wall piers
of flint and mortar to west and north, and carstone shafts to south and east.
Throughstone slab to west. South and east openings have cubic capitals with
chamfered-off angles, pronounced astragals and simple conical bases.
Pyramidal shingle roof. Chancel with C14 2-light east window with soufflet
and a C14 cusped lancet to north. Piece of limestone re-used in north wall
- possibly a former arched window jamb with drilled holes for a wooden
lattice. Interior. Eastern tower arch original with a roughly semicircular
headed arch on chamfered imposts and sloping jambs. C14 double-ogee moulded
western tower arch with an original triangular headed doorway above.
Surviving rood stair in north west angle of tower. Chancel with a simple
broken piscina on east wall and a C14 aumbry to north.

Listing NGR: TF8307315502

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

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