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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wood Norton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.81 / 52°48'36"N

Longitude: 0.9817 / 0°58'54"E

OS Eastings: 601058

OS Northings: 327777

OS Grid: TG010277

Mapcode National: GBR S91.WHQ

Mapcode Global: WHLRD.1MRM

Plus Code: 9F42RX6J+2M

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224024

Location: Wood Norton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wood Norton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wood Norton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Parish church, details largely Perpendicular and of high quality. Quaternary flint and chert with Lincolnshire Limestone dressings, brick upper stage of tower, tiled roofs. West tower, three bay aisleless nave, south porch, two bay chancel.

Tower C15 lower stage, knapped flint, two west angle buttresses with stone dressings, two-light Perpendicular west window, belfry stage of good quality brick with date stone 1700. Stone dressed angle buttresses continuation of C15 work below, stone string course, three brick honeycomb belfry windows with stone imposts and red and black brick header arches, brick string course and battlements. Nave with flint and conglomerate rubble in north and south walls, knapped flint east and west gables, and buttresses. Perpendicular south porch with knapped flint to south face only, stone dressed four-centred arch, two angle buttresses with single set off and pinnacles with crocketed spirelets, stone parapet brought to apex with C15 foliated cross, parapet returned with central gargoyles. Nave south three bay two two-light Perpendicular windows floriated cross on east gable. Chancel south two Perpendicular straight headed windows, priest's door of c.1300. East gable knapped flint with two angle buttresses and C19 three-light Decorated style east window, blocked niche above with gable cross. Chancel north with late C19 lean-to vestry with east window re-used two-light straight headed Perpendicular window. Nave north three two-light Perpendicular windows, buttresses, north door Decorated arch with C15 door.

Interior largely c.1881 restoration, including roofs. Perpendicular tower arch, west window with re-used C15 stained glass fragments. Chancel arch Perpendicular and blocked north rood stairs door Perpendicular. Nave south wall piscina. Chancel with two partly re-used pre-C15 bench ends. Angle piscina of c.1300 with simple window seat sedilia. East window stained, by Charles Gibbs c.1875. Stalls and benches c.1881. Nave stone font, octagonal stem, bulbous font of somewhat classical inspiration suggesting C17 date with wooden canopy with dove.

Listing NGR: TG0105827777

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