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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Reepham

Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 219961

OS Grid Reference: TG1010822856
OS Grid Coordinates: 610108, 322856
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7624, 1.1126

Location: Church Hill, Reepham, Norfolk NR10 4NL

Locality: Reepham
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR10 4NL

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Listing Text


8/56 Church of St Michael
and All Angels
(formerly listed as Church
of St Michael)

10.5.61 II*


Parish Church of Hackford with Whitwell, the nave converted to Parish rooms.
Mainly C14 and C15. Flint with stone quoins. Brick and flint additions. Room
of slate and plain tiles. Tower, nave, modern lavatory extension to north,
south porch, south vestry, chancel and passage, linking to St Mary's Church.
Perpendicular tower of 2 stages with flushwork embattled parapet and crocketted
finials flushwork base, diagonal buttresses and south eastern stair projection.
Perpendicular west window, and curvilinear bell openings. Nave of five bays, the
western most blocked with timber 'T' tracery. Windows with curvilinear style
tracery between stepped buttresses, some on the north side with cusped panels. South
porch with re-built parapet and C15 doorway and diagonal buttresses. South east
vestry, probably early C19, with Gothick window. Heavily restored chancel with
2 square headed Perpendicular style windows. Red brick link to St Mary's Church
with 2 centred arched window with timber 'Y' tracery. Arch braced roof with arrised
planks between the rafters. At wall plate level a timber modillion cornice with
above, arch headed panels between the ashlar struts, all possibly C17. Blank
aroading to nave, C14, with continuous moulding through pier and arch. Chancel and
Tower Arch, the latter with corbel brackets in the shape of capitals. West gallery,
on 4 mediaeval style columns with bases and capitals of 1834. Fine Jacobean pulpit
with tester and lecturn with scrolled brackets and pendant fruit. Restored 1893.
(M. J. Sayer MA Reepham's Three Chumches)

Listing NGR: TG1011422856

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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