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Church of St Andrew, Lexham

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220411

OS Grid Reference: TF8598017165
OS Grid Coordinates: 585980, 317165
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7202, 0.7523

Location: Lexham, Norfolk PE32 2QJ

Locality: Lexham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2QJ

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Listing Text


4/10 Church of St.Andrew
- I

Parish church. Cll and later. Rendered flint except tower with ashlar
dressings. Round western tower, aisleless nave with south porch and
chancel. 2 of 3 bell-openings unique; the 2 hewn out of single slabs
of stone, one to form a Patée formée cross motif and the other a twin open-
ing with bulbous central shaft and bow tie shaped capital and base. Third
opening recognizable as twin arches on central shaft beneath a single
relieving arch. Long and short western quoins. 2 post-medieval 3-light
nave windows and similar 2-light chancel windows. C15 east window of
3 lights with embattled transoms. Interior without chancel or tower
arches. Angle piscina with one stiff lea respond capital and cusped arches
one with ogee arch forming spandrels with blind tracery. One blocked
2-light window to north with trefoil heads. Roof of 1837. Included grade
I for unique bell-openings.

Listing NGR: TF8598017165

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Source: English Heritage

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