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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Wighton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9219 / 52°55'18"N

Longitude: 0.8853 / 0°53'7"E

OS Eastings: 594061

OS Northings: 339953

OS Grid: TF940399

Mapcode National: GBR S7K.W2S

Mapcode Global: WHLQR.KTSC

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223484

Location: Wighton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR23

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wighton

Built-Up Area: Wighton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wighton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

WIGHTON KIRKGATE
TF 9439 (east side)

19/177 Church of All Saints

6.3.59 I

Parish church. Perpendicular style with earlier tower rebuilt. Walls flint,
stone dressings. Roof slates. W tower, S porch, nave and N and S aisles, chancel,
remains of vestry to E, wall remaining. W tower formerly of c1300 rebuilt within
remains of collapsed tower 1975; shields from battlements re-set. Flint on brick,
concrete core. Two storey porch with staircase; similar staircase at angle (SE)
of tower and aisle. Six-bay aisles, nave and clerestory c1400 details. Two bay
chancel, 5-light E window.

Interior: 6-bay arcade, quatrefoil piers, chancel of width of nave (ie 20 ft) with
complete roof stairs in thickness. Nave roof cased in later woodwork, and chancel
roof c1400. Pammet floors, nave and aisles, enriched with C19 encaustic tiles
chancel. C19 pine bench, nave.

Furnishings: C15 glazed fragments in N and S aisle tracery. Early C19 figures,
some in fall grisaille fields, in N and S aisle windows. N aisle: Bedingfield/
Bacon altar tomb, second half C17, classical. W bay, E bay to N arcade: 2 C18
Bedingfield cartouche monuments attached to piers. Chancel: cl8 cartouche N wall.


Listing NGR: TF9406139953

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

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