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Church of All Saints, Fransham

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220486

OS Grid Reference: TF8989013104
OS Grid Coordinates: 589890, 313104
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6823, 0.8077

Location: Station Road, Fransham, Norfolk NR19 2JB

Locality: Fransham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR19 2JB

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Listing Text

Great Fransham.

9/31 Church of All Saints
- II*

Parish Church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings, rendered
chancel and slate roofs. West tower, nave With north porch and former south
aisle and chancel. Late C13 and early C14 west tower with Y-traceried bell
openings, diagonal buttresses and quatrefoil sound holes. Restored 2-light
cusped Y-traceried west window. Short leaded spire. Modern south wall with
4 2-light traceried windows. 2 3-light C19 windows to north in Perpendicular
style. Curious Victorian 3-light east window with lozenge reticulation.
No other openings in chancel. C14 moulded north doorway with dying mouldings.
Fragments of chequer flushwork on porch. 4-bay C14 south arcade with columns,
bell capitals, tall octagonal bases and 4-centred arches of 2 orders hollow-
chamfered and wave moulded. Tower arch with wave-moulded inner order on
carved corbels. Chancel arch rebuilt on original C14 semicircular responds
with 3 fillets per shaft and tall polygonal bases. C15 octagonal font with
shields, bust bowl corbels and blind arcaded stem.

Listing NGR: TF8989013104

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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