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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woodton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5016 / 52°30'5"N

Longitude: 1.3658 / 1°21'57"E

OS Eastings: 628544

OS Northings: 294621

OS Grid: TM285946

Mapcode National: GBR WKD.444

Mapcode Global: VHL8S.MDF4

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227422

Location: Woodton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR35

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Woodton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Woodton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


Church of All Saints

- II*

Parish church. Medieval. Flint, some rendered, with stone dressings.C12
west tower, nave and south aisle of c1300, continuous chancel, north
vestry. Embattled round tower of 2 stages. Much repaired 2-light west
window with hood mould; slit light above with stone head. Upper part
of tower octagonal with stone quoins. Bell-openings at cardinal points;
tracery lost. Buttressed south aisle with west window of 2 cusped lights;
tracery forming 4 quatrefoils in the head; hood mould. 2 similar windows
to south, much restored. Between them a 3 light C19 window under 4-
centred arch. East aisle window of 3 lights, restored, with shafts having
bases, reticulated tracery; hood mould with fleu-de-lys to top. North
side with largely C19 vestry to western bay incorporating medieval arch-
way. To its east a low blind arch. 2 medieval windows of 2 cusped lights
with a C19 cusped Y-tracery window between. One C19 window of 2 cusped
lights. Restored east window of 3 lights with reticulated tracery; below
a memorial tablet dated 1701 having scrolled head with shield. C19 south
porch with stone dressings. Interior. Arch-braced aisle roof with
tracery in the spandrels. C19 roof to nave and chancel. 4 bay nave
arcade, the 3 easternmost being early C14 with octagonal piers; western
bay cut through later leaving a small section of wall with attached
polygonal shafts. Squint from aisle. Many hatchments. Early C17 pulpit.
Rere-arch to east aisle window with fleuron moulding; bearded head to
top. Rere-arch to east window with dog-tooth moulding. Cusped piscina
with moulded corbel to base and drop-sill sedilia. Small Y-tracery light
to rood stair. C19 fittings and a few poppy-head benches. Memorial to
Anne wife of Robert Suckling d.1653; Ionic columns, scrolled pediment
enclosing kneeling figure. C12 font, recut, with central shaft and 4
detached shafts supporting bowl.

Listing NGR: TM2854494621

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

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