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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 197063
OS Grid Reference: SK8779988513
OS Grid Coordinates: 487799, 388513
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3862, -0.6814
There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in All Saints Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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SK 88 NE HEAPHAM HEAPHAM LANE
2/16 Church of
16.12.64 All Saints
Parish church. Mid C11, C13, C14, C18, restored C19. Coursed
limestone rubble, limestone ashlar, some render. Slate roofs with
stone coped gables, cross finials and ornamental ridge tiles.
West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch, rectangular
chancel. Mid C11 rendered west tower with large C14 clasping
pilaster buttresses with plinth. Low western lunette window.
Keyshaped window above. String course above and bell openings on
all 4 sides, each with paired round headed openings divided by mid
wall shaft with crudely moulded base, volute capital and impost
blocks. Moulded eaves and parapet above. Early C13 north aisle
restored in C19. C19 ashlar dressed west lancet and squat
clasping buttress. North side with 2 C19 ashlar dressed lancets
alternating with 2 stage buttresses. C13 east end of north aisle
with small pointed window set high up with broad chamfered sides.
North side of chancel with C19 pointed doorway with chamfered
surround and plank door. East end of chancel with C19 window of
3 pointed lights intersecting tracery, hood mould and label
stops. North side of early C13 chancel rendered. C13 lancet to
east. Pointed, blocked C13 doorway to west with roll moulded
surround. 3 light early C13 pointed window beyond with
intersecting tracery, hood mould and label stops. 2 stage
buttress divides nave and chancel. Nave with pointed window
restored in C19 with 2 cusped lights, quatrefoil, hood mould and
label stops. C18 south porch with round headed doorway with
imposts and hood mould. Porch interior with C11 round headed
doorway with radial voussoirs, chamfered imposts and plank doors.
Cll interior tower arch with round head, radial voussoirs and
chamfered imposts. Early C13 north arcade of 2 bays with
polygonal pier, keeled responds, beaded crocket capitals and
pointed, double chamfered heads with hood moulds and circular
mouldings where arch springs from capitals. Mid C13 chancel arch
with double chamfered pointed head with chamfered inner order
supported on polygonal corbels. Doorways in north and south
chancel walls opposite each other, both with segmental heads that
on north with chamfered surround. North chancel wall with C11
aumbry with triangular head and scored imposts. C13 piscina in
south chancel wall with trefoiled head, beaded abaci and
chamfered jambs. C17 altar rail, C20 stalls, pews and pulpit.
C12 drum font with C15 giant dentils round base. C19 timber
roofs. Single C19 monument.
Listing NGR: SK8779988514
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Source: English Heritage
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