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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Holme Hale, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6326 / 52°37'57"N

Longitude: 0.7873 / 0°47'14"E

OS Eastings: 588721

OS Northings: 307523

OS Grid: TF887075

Mapcode National: GBR R9L.V62

Mapcode Global: WHKR4.2352

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 23 June 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221022

Location: Holme Hale, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Holme Hale

Built-Up Area: Holme Hale

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Holme Hale St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 80 NE
(south side)
5/25 Church of St.Andrew


Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Slate and pantile roofs. West tower; nave with north aisle and
north porch; chancel. C14 and C15 west tower with angle buttresses. Ground
floor with opposed chamfered doorways of 2 orders to north and south sides.
Moulded string with irregularly formed brick and flint relieving arches above
to each side. First floor with cusped single lights to each side (interior
also). Second floor with loops to south and west. Very large 3-light
Perpendicular bell openings. Crenellated parapet. South wall of nave with
wave moulded doorway and 3 fine 3-light panel-traceried windows with cusped
soufflets. North aisle with 4 3-light panel-traceried flat headed windows
and one 2-light west window in Decorated style. Porch with rendered brick
dressings to 2-light side windows and entrance arch. Wave moulded north door-
way. 4 2-light panel-traceried clearstorey windows and one 3-light window
in eastern nave gable. Chancel with one blocked flat headed window and a wave
moulded priest's door to north; a modern 3-light cusped east window and 2
traceried 3-light flat headed south windows. Interior. 4-bay C14 north arcade
of circular piers supporting hollow chamfered arches of 3 orders with a hollow
roll. Hood moulds with finely carved label stops. Small moulded tower arch.
Restored C15 hammer beam roof with renewed angels. Restored screen with some
original tracery. Surviving rood stair. Chancel with angle piscina of 2
cusped arches and colonnette. Re-used C12 cushion capital serving as base to

Listing NGR: TF8872107523

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