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Church of St Edmund, Horningtoft

Description: Church of St Edmund

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220498

OS Grid Reference: TF9361323080
OS Grid Coordinates: 593613, 323080
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7706, 0.8686

Location: Horningtoft, Norfolk NR20 5DU

Locality: Horningtoft
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5DU

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Listing Text


4/43 Church of St.Edmund

- II*

Parish Church. C13 and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Plain tile and
concrete tile roofs. Former west tower (fell in 1796), nave and chancel.
Former tower arch, now west door, of 3 plain chamfered orders. Rubble remains
of tower and eastern ends of walls converted into buttresses. C19 or C20 bell-
cote at gable peak . Two large opposing blocked nave doorways of 2 plain
chamfered orders. 4 C13 lancet windows (and one modern replica to west) and
2 contemporary opposing 2-light Y-traceried windows. Restored chancel arch.
5 lancets to chancel and a C13 priests door to south with single sections
of dogtooth ornament at springings of 2-centred arch. Hood mould with carved
label stops. Large 4-light Perpendicular east window with embattled transom.
C15 3-bay chancel screen with surviving tracery. C17 hexagonal pulpit on
single stem with carved consoles. Guilloche moulded frieze panels. C17 prie-
Dieu with elaborately carved pair of brackets and a guilloche moulded frieze
panel. Restored fragment of a C15 screen in chancel. Undamaged octagonal
font with lions and angels holding shields in panels, angel bowl corbels and
lions on stem.

Listing NGR: TF9361323080

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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