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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Deopham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5635 / 52°33'48"N

Longitude: 1.0228 / 1°1'22"E

OS Eastings: 604979

OS Northings: 300474

OS Grid: TG049004

Mapcode National: GBR TFJ.7DH

Mapcode Global: WHLSK.PT7N

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 26 November 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226490

Location: Deopham, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR18

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Deopham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: High Oak

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/17 Church of St. Andrew

26.11.59 1

Parish church built in imitation of St. Andrew's Hingham. Begun in late C14
completed at west in early C16. Flint with stone and some brick dressings.
Leaded nave roofs and plaintiled chancel roof. Western tower, aisled nave
of 5 bays, chancel and south porch. Western tower of 4 stages with set-back
diagonally connecting angle buttresses terminating in hexagonal crenellated
turrets and decorated with chequered flushwork. Stage one with vine-scroll
frieze on 3 sides above level of west door. Single west 3-light Perpendicular
window. Blind 3-light Perpendicular windows at stage 3. 2-light bell-openings
with curvilinear tracery and crocketted gables above with flushwork wheel
tracery rising above the crenellated and flushworked parapet. Aisle and chancel
side windows 2-light in Decorated style with cusped soufflets. 3-light Per-
pendicular east aisle windows and a restored 5-light Perpendicular chancel east
window. Simple 2-light clearstorey windows. Octagonal piers to south arcade
with facetted bell capitals. Later north arcade with lozenge-shaped piers.
Both arcades with 2-centred arches of 2 plain chamfered orders. Late medieval
shallow-pitched roof with roll-moulded cambered ties and arched braces with
traceried spandrels. 2-ordered chancel arch on head corbels. Aisle roofs
partly original with roll-moulded cornices. Fine piscinae to aisle altars
and main altar. C19 hammer-beam chancel roof.

Listing NGR: TG0497900474

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