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Latitude: 52.6605 / 52°39'37"N
Longitude: 1.6496 / 1°38'58"E
OS Eastings: 646901
OS Northings: 313224
OS Grid: TG469132
Mapcode National: GBR YPZ.3WD
Mapcode Global: WHNVR.9DR8
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 25 September 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287564
English Heritage Legacy ID: 402042
Location: Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29
District: Great Yarmouth
Civil Parish: Filby
Built-Up Area: Filby
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
TG 41 SE FILBY CHURCH LANE
4/5 Church of All Saints
Parish church. C14 with C15 alterations, including tower. Restored 1873 and
1886. Flint with ashlar dressings. Nave roof thatched, aisles leaded, chancel
roof slate. West tower, nave, aisles and chancel. 3 stage tower supported
on diagonal buttresses. Tall flushwork plinth course decorated with trefoiled
arcade. West door within arch enriched with hollow casement and wave
mouldings. Above is 3-light Perpendicular C19 window. Quatrefoil ringing
chamber ventilation panels within square surrounds. String course below
belfry. 2-light belfry windows with mouchette tracery. Flushwork parapet
with triple-stepped crenellations. At the corners are turrets with finials.
Stairs to south-east. 3-light aisle west windows with reticulation units split
by rising supermullions, of C19 date. Cusped 3-light aisle east windows.
Diagonal east and west buttresses to aisles and central buttress to flanks.
3 3-light C19 cusped south aisle windows under segmental arches and 3 2-light
cusped Y tracery north aisle windows, also C19. Arched south doorway with
sunk quadrant and hollow mouldings. Gabled C19 north porch. 4 clerestory
windows north and south of encircled quatrefoil design. South chancel lit
through one 2-light C14 Y window, the lights supporting rounded trefoils and
a quatrefoil vesica. To east a cusped 2-light C14 Y tracery window. Diagonal
eastern buttresses. 4-light C19 intersecting east window with encircled
quatrefoils within the intersections. C19 lean-to organ chamber to north
chancel wall to west of which is a 2-light C14 cusped Y tracery window.
Interior. 5 bay octagonal arcade with piers carried on moulded bases. Moulded
capitals support double hollow chamfered arches. Clerestory windows deeply
splayed. Tall tower arch with semi-circular responds and chamfered arch.
Double hollow chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds identical to arcade.
Scissor braced C19 nave roof. Aisle roofs of C19 also, with moulded rafters.
Re-cut C13 Purbeck marble octagonal font : central and 8 orbiting marble
columns and 2 incised arches each facet of bowl. Holy water stoups by north
and south doors. Arched C13 tower stair door of timber decorated with closely
set vertical and horizontal wrought iron straps. Lock, guard plate and handle
intact. South-east nave chapel marked by trefoiled piscina and C20 aumbry.
Early C16 polygonal pulpit with 2 panels each facet. These facets with
quatrefoils below and mouchette tracery in head. Dado of chancel screen is
C15 : 2 bays each side of opening, each of 2 Perpendicular traceried panels.
Each panel painted with figure of a Saint. Top rail of dado has relief carving
of painted vine trail. Traceried head of screen of 1886 in Perpendicular
style. C19 arch braced chancel roof with ashlaring boarded and pierced by
wavy motif. Wall monument to Charles Lucas 1831 by Joseph Hermann (of Dresden).
Marble. Above inscription panel is relief stele depicting standing genius
bearing extinguished torch. To right the capital of a broken Ionic column.
To left an urn bearing word OSSA. Pedimented top. Immediately east is wall
monument to Gibson Lucas 1790. Black and white marble. Above inscription
panel is black marble obelisk against which is mourning Greek seated upon
sarcophagus embracing 2 urns. To east a mutilated piscina.
Listing NGR: TG4690113224
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