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Church of St. Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurning, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8224 / 52°49'20"N

Longitude: 1.0862 / 1°5'10"E

OS Eastings: 608038

OS Northings: 329446

OS Grid: TG080294

Mapcode National: GBR TBH.5DB

Mapcode Global: WHLRF.NBF4

Plus Code: 9F43R3CP+XF

Entry Name: Church of St. Andrew

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224010

ID on this website: 101153202

Location: St Andrew's Church, Thurning, North Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Thurning

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thurning St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Church of St. Andrew



Parish church, C14 tower, nave and north aisle, later Perpendicular details inserted. Quaternary and Quarry flint with Lincolnshire Limestone dressings, slated roof. West tower, nave and north aisle, south porch, chancel in ruins.

Unbuttressed west tower with single west lancet with broken trefoil tracery, single rectangular opening to belfry chamber on east, north and west faces, south with two-light Decorated window with clock below. Flush work battlemented parapet. Nave south three two-light Decorated windows with tracery heads, south porch Perpendicular with hood moulded arch recut, angle buttresses, blocked two-light Perpendicular window on east. East window of three-lights, reticulated tracery and former chancel south priest's door both re-erected in nave east wall. North chancel wall surviving. North aisle with Perpendicular straight headed three-light east window, two straight headed two-light north windows, two light Y-tracery west window of c.1300, blocked north door of c.1300.

Interior: four bay north arcade of Perpendicular octagonal piers, double hollow chamfered arches. Furnishings by James Burroughs for Corpus Christi College Cambridge chapel of 1742 re-erected here after 1824 by the Rev. Henry William Blake, MA and former Fellow. Three decker pulpit with sounding board, three-sided communion rails with gates, moulded plinth and shelf, turned balusters, sanctuary panelling. North aisle filled with box pews, nave with open benches, boxes at rear. Nave east wall two good mid C18 wall monuments, to north with rococo details signed E. Holl, 1766. Nave south wall monument signed W. Tyler 1750. Six-part Gothick tower door c.1820. Early C19 nave and aisle roofs. Late C19 stone font with wooden cover.

Listing NGR: TG0803829446

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