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Church of All Saints, Snetterton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220233

OS Grid Reference: TL9940991007
OS Grid Coordinates: 599409, 291007
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4805, 0.9351

Location: Ada Cole Avenue, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LF

Locality: Snetterton
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2LF

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Listing Text


7/71 Church of All Saints.
16/ 7/58
- I

Parish Church. Late C13 chancel, remodelled on construction of tower early
C14, C15 nave and north aisle. Restored 1852. Flint with ashlar quoins and
slate roofs. Tower of 3 stages with diagonal flushwork buttresses to west
and flat to east. West face with niche below 2-light cusped Y window. Lancet
each side at second stage, that to south trefoiled. 2-light belfry windows
supporting reticulation units east and west, ogeed north and south. Battle-
mented parapet. C19 gabled north porch with low parapet on kneelers and
moulded arch. 3 flat buttresses to nave with 3 3-light panel tracery
Perpendicular windows under pointed segmental arches and hood moulds.
Additional diagonal buttress to east of north aisle and similar east window.
South chancel lit by one renewed lancet and one 2-light Decorated window of
2 ogees supporting double reticulation units. East gable on kneelers. East
window 1852: 4 trefoiled lights under sub arches with encircled cinquefoils
supporting vesica with pattern of trefoils. Chancel south with 2-light
Decorated window as north, 2-light Y window 1852 and arched Priest's door.
Substantially C15 2-storey south porch. Gabled above square parvis window
and wave moulded arch with hood. Diagonal buttresses. Interior: 3 bay north
arcade of hollow chamfers and continuous rolls on polygonal bases. No
capitals. Nave roof reconstructed 1852; arched braces to principals dropping
to corbels. Single butt purlins and braced ridge piece with fleuron bosses.
North aisle roof similar. Perpendicular chancel arch of octagonal responds
and polygonal capitals with double chamfered arch and wave to west. Chancel
roof 1852 with battlemented wall plate and arched braces on corbels carved
with naturalistic foliage. Screen is 1852. in 6 bays with arched opening
below ribbed coving to east and west. Late C13 double piscina in form of
window tracery. 2 trefoiled arches on circular shafts with moulded capitals
supporting encircled quatrefoil. Font has C14 bowl on C19 stem, the former
decorated with encircled quatrefoils and 2-light tracery patterns.

Listing NGR: TL9940991007

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Source: English Heritage

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