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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

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224010

Location: Thurning, North Norfolk, 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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Listing Text

Church of St. Andrew.

Parish church, C14 tower, nave and north aisle, later Perpendicular details
inserted. FlinL with stone 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 2-light Decorated
window with clock below. Flush work battlemented parapet. Nave south 3 2-
light Decorated windows with tracery heads, south porch Perpendicular with
hood moulded arch recut, angle buttresses, blocked 2-light Perpendicular window
on east. East window of 3-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 3-light east window,
2 straight headed 2-light north windows, 2 light Y-tracery west window of
c.1300, blocked north door of c.1300. Interior: 4 bay north arcade of Per-
pendicular 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. 3 decker pulpit with sounding board, 3-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 2 good mid C18 wall monuments, to north with rococo details
signed E. Holl, 1766. Nave south wall monument signed W. Tyler 1750. 6-part
Gothick tower door c.1820. Early C19 nave and aisle roofs. Late C19 stone
font with wooden cover. See M. J. Sayer Thurning (1972).

Listing NGR: TG0803829446

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