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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Foxley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7545 / 52°45'16"N

Longitude: 1.0208 / 1°1'14"E

OS Eastings: 603952

OS Northings: 321714

OS Grid: TG039217

Mapcode National: GBR TC6.6X0

Mapcode Global: WHLRS.N194

Plus Code: 9F43Q23C+R8

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220667

Location: Foxley, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Foxley

Built-Up Area: Foxley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Foxley St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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5/15 Church of St.Thomas

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Slate and pantile roofs. Western tower, aisleless nave with
south porch and chancel. C14 western tower with diagonal buttresses. Rect-
angular projecting stair turret to south with little quatrefoil windows.
C19 2-light plate-traceried west window. C14 2-light bell-openings with'
very low transoms forming square lights which are filled with knapped flint.
Crenellated parapet with former tall corner pinnacles. Buttressed nave with
4 3-light panel-traceried Perpendicular windows. C14 south doorway with
dying mouldings and carved label stops. Plain north door. C13 chancel with
3 lancets and a 3-light Y-traceried east window. One later 2-light panel
traceried window to south. Priest's door. to south. Interior. Tower and
chancel arches plain chamfered with polygonal responds. Simple cusped chancel
piscina. Damaged Clschancel screen with 4 fine painted dado panels. Double
decker pulpit with a C17 clerk's desk'and pulpit box probably Victorian.
5 box pews to east and 10 crudely carved poppy-head bench ends (probably
C16). C14 octagonal font with quatrefoil panels. Early C19 western gallery.
C17 communion rail. Medieval south door with fielded vertical panels and
cover strips. Fragments of medieval stained glass in north-west nave window.

Listing NGR: TG0395221714

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