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Church of St Edmund

A Grade II* Listed Building in Horningtoft, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7706 / 52°46'14"N

Longitude: 0.8686 / 0°52'7"E

OS Eastings: 593613

OS Northings: 323080

OS Grid: TF936230

Mapcode National: GBR R84.BDM

Mapcode Global: WHLRJ.9MWC

Plus Code: 9F42QVC9+6C

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220498

Location: Horningtoft, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Horningtoft

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Horningtoft St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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4/43 Church of St.Edmund

- II*

Parish Church. C13 and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Plain tile and
concrete tile roofs. Former west tower (fell in 1796), nave and chancel.
Former tower arch, now west door, of 3 plain chamfered orders. Rubble remains
of tower and eastern ends of walls converted into buttresses. C19 or C20 bell-
cote at gable peak . Two large opposing blocked nave doorways of 2 plain
chamfered orders. 4 C13 lancet windows (and one modern replica to west) and
2 contemporary opposing 2-light Y-traceried windows. Restored chancel arch.
5 lancets to chancel and a C13 priests door to south with single sections
of dogtooth ornament at springings of 2-centred arch. Hood mould with carved
label stops. Large 4-light Perpendicular east window with embattled transom.
C15 3-bay chancel screen with surviving tracery. C17 hexagonal pulpit on
single stem with carved consoles. Guilloche moulded frieze panels. C17 prie-
Dieu with elaborately carved pair of brackets and a guilloche moulded frieze
panel. Restored fragment of a C15 screen in chancel. Undamaged octagonal
font with lions and angels holding shields in panels, angel bowl corbels and
lions on stem.

Listing NGR: TF9361323080

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