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Church of St Edmund

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunstanton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9409 / 52°56'27"N

Longitude: 0.4906 / 0°29'26"E

OS Eastings: 567462

OS Northings: 341075

OS Grid: TF674410

Mapcode National: GBR P2V.QVJ

Mapcode Global: WHKPF.HBVR

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Last Amended: 23 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221216

Location: Hunstanton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE36

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Hunstanton

Built-Up Area: Hunstanton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hunstanton St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

In the entry for HUNSTANTON GREEVEGATE (north)
1/34 and NORTHGATE (east)
New Hunstanton

Church of St Edmund
(formerly listed as
St Edmunds Chapel)

The item shall be amended to read: GREEVEGATE (north)
and NORTHGATE (east)
New Hunstanton

Church of St Edmund

The former listing date shall be deleted


and NORTHGATE (east)
1/34 New Hunstanton
Church of St. Edmund.
(formerly listed as st.
- Edmunds Chapel)
Parish church of New Hunstanton. 1865-1869 north aisle 1879, by Frederick
Preedy, architect of Worcester, cousin of the Le Stranges, at a cost of £3,700.
Knapped flint rubble, carstone and freestone dressings, C20 tiled roof. Nave,
west narthex addition, aisles, south porch, chancel and north vestry. High
Victorian Gothic, 4 bay nave, aisles and clerestorey, 2 bay chancel. West
front with lower narthex lean-to with 5 light window, 3 lancets to gable.
5 light east window. Carstone banding to walls. Plate tracery clerestorey,
bar tracery elsewhere, early Decorated details. South porch flint, addition
of c.1914. Interior: 4 bay arcade alternating rounded and octagonal piers.
Open roof with massive scissor braces, similar to contemporary roof of Old
Hunstanton church. Chancel arch with 4 detached shafts. Rood beam and figures
C20. Capitals may be attributed to R. L. Boulton of Worcester, Sculptor.
East window by C. E. Kempe, c.1890, south aisle south east window Ninian Comper
1912. See Hunstanton and its Neighbourhood (PW) 1864, 3rd edition (GW) 1874
pp. 39 - 40.

Listing NGR: TF6746241075

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