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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wellingham, King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7655 / 52°45'55"N

Longitude: 0.7717 / 0°46'18"E

OS Eastings: 587098

OS Northings: 322257

OS Grid: TF870222

Mapcode National: GBR R80.PWL

Mapcode Global: WHKQB.TRN8

Plus Code: 9F42QQ8C+6M

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220453

Location: Wellingham, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Wellingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wellingham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


2/52 Church of St Andrew
- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings and brick
quoins to encased tower. Plaintile and pantile roofs. West tower, aisle-
less nave and chancel. West tower encased except for bell stage. Re-
set 2-light late Perpendicular west window. 2-light bell-openings and
modern brick and flint parapet. Flint quoins to north west angle of nave.
2 2-light Perpendicular south windows with embattled transoms. One lancet
and one Victorian traceried window to north. Chancel with one restored
2-light Perpendicular window, 3 lancets, one 2-light Y-traceried window
and a restored 3-light east window in late C13 cusped lancet style. C14
moulded south door. Chamfered and plastered tower arch and no chancel
arch. 3 bays of wide interconnecting rere arches to south wall of nave.
Trefoil chancel piscina. Screen, dated 1532 by inscription, retains 6
dado panels 4 with very remarkable contemporary paintings notably of
St George slaying the dragon. Plain octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TF8709822257

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

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