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Church of St Spyridon

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6029 / 52°36'10"N

Longitude: 1.7308 / 1°43'51"E

OS Eastings: 652726

OS Northings: 307101

OS Grid: TG527071

Mapcode National: GBR YQZ.SHM

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.KTFY

Entry Name: Church of St Spyridon

Listing Date: 27 June 1953

Last Amended: 26 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468465

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Town: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Nelson

Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Great Yarmouth

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


839-1/16/32 (East side)
27/06/53 Church of St Spyridon
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St Spyridou (Greek


Formerly known as: Church of St Peter DENE SIDE.
Parish church. 1831-3. By JJ Scoles. Greek Orthodox church
from 1964. Gault brick. West tower, nave, aisles and
continuous chancel. Perpendicular style.
EXTERIOR: 3-stage tower with an arched west door under a
3-light west window and cusped square ringing-chamber windows.
Stepped angle buttresses. Second stage with a clock face to
cardinal points. Twin 2-light belfry windows. Crenellated
parapet. Aisles clasp west end of chancel and have their west
bays devoted to entrance doors. Seven 2-light Perpendicular
aisle windows north and south separated by stepped buttresses.
8 rounded lancets to the clerestory with flat buttresses
between them. One lancet to chancel north and south walls and
a 5-light chancel east window. Diagonal east buttresses.
INTERIOR: 7-bay arcade of square piers with grooves to each
side set diagonally. No capitals. Double wave-moulded arches.
Flat timber roof to nave with moulded joists running into
moulded wall-posts. Plain gallery at west end on circular
cast-iron columns. Timber reredos and other furnishings of
various dates after 1964. Font of 1907: 5 marble columns
support a circular marble bowl.

Listing NGR: TG5272607101

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

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