British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Church of St Andrew, Wellingham

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220453

OS Grid Reference: TF8709822257
OS Grid Coordinates: 587098, 322257
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7655, 0.7717

Location: Church Road, Wellingham, Norfolk PE32 2TH

Locality: Wellingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2TH

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Wellingham, Norfolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


2/52 Church of St Andrew
- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings and brick
quoins to encased tower. Plaintile and pantile roofs. West tower, aisle-
less nave and chancel. West tower encased except for bell stage. Re-
set 2-light late Perpendicular west window. 2-light bell-openings and
modern brick and flint parapet. Flint quoins to north west angle of nave.
2 2-light Perpendicular south windows with embattled transoms. One lancet
and one Victorian traceried window to north. Chancel with one restored
2-light Perpendicular window, 3 lancets, one 2-light Y-traceried window
and a restored 3-light east window in late C13 cusped lancet style. C14
moulded south door. Chamfered and plastered tower arch and no chancel
arch. 3 bays of wide interconnecting rere arches to south wall of nave.
Trefoil chancel piscina. Screen, dated 1532 by inscription, retains 6
dado panels 4 with very remarkable contemporary paintings notably of
St George slaying the dragon. Plain octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TF8709822257

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.