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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wretton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5707 / 52°34'14"N

Longitude: 0.4928 / 0°29'34"E

OS Eastings: 569034

OS Northings: 299909

OS Grid: TL690999

Mapcode National: GBR P79.Z97

Mapcode Global: WHKR5.JNW2

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221734

Location: Wretton, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wretton

Built-Up Area: Wretton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wretton with Stoke Ferry

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


7/79 Church of All Saints


Parish church. Late C13 west tower, c.1300 nave and south aisle, late C14
chancel. Restored 1863. Carstone, flint, rubble and some brick. Slate
roofs. 3 stage unbuttressed tower, externally of 2 stages. Cusped lancet
as west window. Slit lights to ringing chamber on north and south faces.
String course at belfry stage. 2-light cusped Y-tracery belfry windows. C17
brick parapet with stone quoins and crocketed corner pinacles. South aisle
with rebuilt brick and rubble parapet. 2-light ogeed square-headed west
window. Gabled south porch of chequered brick and flintwork. Parapets
obscure roof. Diagonal buttresses and re-used stone coping to gable head.
Brick side lancets. 3 square-headed aisle windows of 2 or 3 lights, that
to west with ogee lights. Centre window C19. Aisle east window of 3 lights.
Nave and chancel with high eastern gable parapets. 2-light chancel south
window: ogecd with cusped and sub-cusped vesica. Depressed arched priests'
door. Diagonal eastern buttresses frame 3-light panel tracery Perpendicular
east window. 2-light chancel north window. 5 stepped brick buttresses to
north nave, that to east incorporating remains of brick rood stairs. 2 3-light
square-headed windows with ogee lights and one 3-light panel traceried window
under 4-centred arch. Blocked north door. Interior. 4 bay south arcade of
octagonal piers on plinths. Moulded capitals and triple chamfered arches.
Double chamfered chancel arch dying into wall. Single scissor braced nave
roof of 1863. C18 butt purlir, aisle roof. 17 benches in nave dated 1627: single
poppyheads and incised decoration on top rails of backs. Early C18 octagonal
pulpit with carved cornice rail. Chancel screen late C14. 4 bays each side
of central opening above plain dado. Frieze of spiky tracery based on ogee
curves below top rail. Crown post chancel roof of 1863 on large arched braces.
Plain octagonal C14 font.

Listing NGR: TL6903499909

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