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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Runcton Holme, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6535 / 52°39'12"N

Longitude: 0.416 / 0°24'57"E

OS Eastings: 563522

OS Northings: 308938

OS Grid: TF635089

Mapcode National: GBR N4X.PYW

Mapcode Global: WHJPM.CKBL

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 8 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221342

Location: Runcton Holme, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Runcton Holme

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: South Runcton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


8/10 Church of St. Andrew

- II*

Parish church. Early C12, entirely rebuilt 1838-39 by John Brown. Rendered
brick and slate roof. Nave with apsidal chancel in Neo-Norman style. West
front with giant corner pilasters. 2 orders of shafts to west door below
zig-zag arch. 2-light west window above string course under dog-tooth super-
arch flanked by one blind arch left and right similarly decorated. Bell-
cote at ridge of gable. South nave of 3 bays divided by pilasters. Each
bay has round lancet flanked by one blind lancet left and right, the latter
having necks pinched by obtrusive imposts on nook-shafts. Arches are billet
moulded. Corbel table at eaves in form of grotesque heads. Apse similar,
without decorative blind lights to windows, and with roll moulding replacing
billet. North nave similar but with one simple round-headed narrow lancet
to each bay. Apsidal vestry added to north chancel 1858, with timber parapet
and conical lead roof. Interior. Early C12 chancel arch : 2 orders shafts
on drum bases with cushion capitals just becoming scalloped. Square imposts.
Arch completely renewed with chevron and billet decoration.

Listing NGR: TF6352208938

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

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