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Church of St Andrew, Wretham

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 219895

OS Grid Reference: TL9481189994
OS Grid Coordinates: 594811, 289994
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4731, 0.8669

Location: Wretham, Norfolk IP24 1RR

Locality: Wretham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP24 1RR

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Listing Text

TL 98 NW

16.7.58 II*

Parish church. Mostly early C15, restored 1887. West tower 3 storeys with
set-off buttresses and flat stair turret on S.E. corner. Pierced ringing
chamber ventilation panels. 2-light belfry windows and flushwork battlements.
Nave and chancel windows much restored. 2 C12 interior splay windows to
north and south. Large mullioned window blocks remain of south arcade
opening. Perpendicular east and west windows. Interior has perpendicular
chancel arch with wave mouldings and semi-octagonal piers. Nave roof of
4 bays with hammerbeams, collars and collar braces. 2 butt purlins. Some
timbers renewed. Chancel roof of small hammerbeam posts supporting arched
braces only. Principal rafters intact with four collar beams. All roof
timbers extensively rebuilt using original material in 1887.

Listing NGR: TL9481189994

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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