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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Creake, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8867 / 52°53'11"N

Longitude: 0.8 / 0°47'59"E

OS Eastings: 588479

OS Northings: 335804

OS Grid: TF884358

Mapcode National: GBR R6P.516

Mapcode Global: WHKPS.8P5W

Plus Code: 9F42VQPX+MX

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 5 June 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221642

Location: South Creake, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: South Creake

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Creake South St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TF 83 NE

Church of All Saints.


Parish Church, now chapel of ease. Perhaps Anglo-Saxon origins, C12 Norman, C13 Early English, and C15 Perpendicular evidence, C16 and later rebuildings and truncations. Rubble flint, brick dressings, clunch, red and black glazed pantiles. Base of collapsed west tower, 3 bay nave with demolished 3 bay south aisle, north porch, 2 bay chancel. North wall of tower only. Clunch west gable with lower single domestic casement and upper stone splayed window, perhaps Anglo-Saxon. Brick quoins, kneelers and parapet. Wooden bellcote. Nave north side has one C13 lancet, one C15 window blocked by c.1600 chamfered brick mullioned and transomed window. South porch has C14 Decorated arch with drip mould and heads, arch dying into splays, stone quoins, brick kneelers and parapet,C17 rebuilding. Inner stone Norman arch with simple imposts and chamfers, repeated in opposed south door. Nave south has 3 built up aisle arches blocked with clunch and 2 inserted c.1600 chamfered brick mullioned and transomed windows with drip mould heads. 3 eaves level windows to both sides with tapered sides and double splays, suggested as Anglo-Saxon but perhaps of c.1600 domestic inspiration. Steeply pitched nave roof with brick dentil eaves cornices. Chancel has single north side lancet, 2 south side windows,one blocked, one with inserted brick lancets, c.1600. East window square headed quadruple brick lancets c.1600. Brick dentil eaves cornice, 2 angle buttresses.
Interior: Simple rounded chancel arch without imposts or chamfer. C14 font, octagonal shaft damaged. Boarded arched roof with simple strut trusses of C17 or C18. Box pews and cut down former decker pulpit. Chancel south side has tracery of blocked C14 window.

Listing NGR: TF8847935804

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