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Church of St Botolph

A Grade I Listed Building in Beachamwell, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6152 / 52°36'54"N

Longitude: 0.6003 / 0°36'1"E

OS Eastings: 576140

OS Northings: 305108

OS Grid: TF761051

Mapcode National: GBR Q8D.2KQ

Mapcode Global: WHKR1.6J3H

Entry Name: Church of St Botolph

Listing Date: 23 June 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220910

Location: Beachamwell, Breckland, Norfolk, PE37

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Beachamwell

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Beachamwell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


7/8 Church of St.Botolph

- I

Redundant church. Medieval and later. Flint, partly rendered with ashlar
dressings. Copper roof. Nave and chancel on same alignment. West wall
with one C14 cusped lancet and a former bell cote above. South wall with
a Norman doorway of 3 orders with chevron, roll moulding and chip carving.
3 scallop capitals survive relating to former nook shafts. Chip carved
hood mould on beast's head label stops. South wall windows consist of
a loop with 2-centred head, a wide lancet, a 2-light cusped Y-traceried
window and a C15 2-light window with flat head. East window C14 of 3
lights with reticulated tracery. One 2-light cusped Y-traceried window
to north and a blocked plain chamfered doorway. Interior. Stoup to east
of south doorway. C13 roll moulded piscina at east end and a small arched
aumbry opposite. Some fine late Medieval benches with poppy head ends
and traceried backs. One surviving figurative arm rest carving of a dog
and shepherd retaining traces of original paint. C17 2-tier pulpit with
a polygonal preaching box. Carved lunettes and fluting to clerk's desk
and finely carved friezes to preaching box. C17 communion rails with
turned baluster shafts.

Listing NGR: TF7614005108

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

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