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Church of Holy Trinity, Scoulton

Description: Church of Holy Trinity

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220101

OS Grid Reference: TF9730100957
OS Grid Coordinates: 597301, 300957
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5706, 0.9100

Location: The Street, Scoulton, Norfolk NR9 4PE

Locality: Scoulton
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 4PE

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Listing Text

TF 90 SE


16.7.58 Church of Holy Trinity


Parish Church. Early C14. Rubblestone and flint with ashlar quoins. Thatched
nave, slate aisles, pantiled chancel. West tower 4 stages. Clasping buttresses
east, diagonal west with flushwork. 3-light west window with 2 cusped mouchettes
supporting encircled quatrefoil. Slit windows to ringing chamber. Octagonal
belfry on broaches with windows blocked by timber louvres. Stairs in south-
east buttress. C15 south porch with diagonal buttresses decorated with flushwork
and shields. Gabled parapet above niche. Moulded arch with hood mould on stops.
Both aisles with 2-light Y windows with hood mould, some on beak stops and
moulded jambs. 3 chancel south windows of 2-light Y tracery, to west with low
side window. Arched priest's door. East buttresses with chequered flushwork
and elaborate 5-light Perpendicular east window under 4-centred arch of inter-
secting panel tracery type. Low parapet on kneelers with Celtic cross. One
2-light Y window to north chancel. Brick and rendered clay lump vestry. Interior
with 3 bay double hollow chamfered arcades on octagonal piers. Moulded bases
and capitals and hood mould on head stops. Wave moulded tower arch. Deep
sconsion arches to aisle windows with triangular rere arches. Plastered coved
roofs throughout. Chancel with scrolled arched braces. Plain octagonal font.
C17 panelled pulpit with tester and some carving. Arched recess in north
chancel wall with engaged side columns and moulded capitals. 5 cresset holes
in base. Trefoiled piscina in chancel and south aisle. Good C15 doors to south
porch and tower stairs.

Listing NGR: TF9730100957

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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