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Church of St Edmund

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swanton Novers, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8512 / 52°51'4"N

Longitude: 0.9918 / 0°59'30"E

OS Eastings: 601548

OS Northings: 332380

OS Grid: TG015323

Mapcode National: GBR S8N.CJQ

Mapcode Global: WHLR6.6LJK

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224004

Location: Swanton Novers, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Swanton Novers

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Swanton Novers St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/90 Church of St. Edmund.

Parish church. Nave with Norman or pre Norman evidence, C14 Decorated
tower, north aisle and chancel largely of 1881 by Edwin Dolby architect
of Abingdon. Flint, carstone conglomerate, stone and brick, tiled roofs,
tower, nave, south porch, north aisle, chancel. Decorated tower with west
"Y" tracery window and niche, belfry stage 2-light Decorated windows, battle-
mented parapet, all rebuilt 1960. South porch 1881. Nave south with blocked
arched headed Norman door, conglomerate quoins to south east gable. One
"Y" tracery 2-light window, one 3-light straight-headed Perpendicular window.
Chancel rebuilt 1821 and c.186O, north aisle 1881 Perpendicular style details.
Interior 2 bay north aisle, Perpendicular chancel arch. Roofs of 1881,
boarded waggon chancel roof. Chancel piscina Perpendicular with ogee head
and W monogram in spandrels set in fleuron ring. C15 octagonal nave font
with 4 Evangelist symbols and W monogram in crowns of thorns. See Kelly's
Directory Norfolk 1916 p.471.

Listing NGR: TG0154832380

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