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Church of St Thomas, Foxley

Description: Church of St Thomas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220667

OS Grid Reference: TG0395221714
OS Grid Coordinates: 603952, 321714
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7545, 1.0208

Locality: Foxley
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 4QW

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Listing Text


5/15 Church of St.Thomas

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Slate and pantile roofs. Western tower, aisleless nave with
south porch and chancel. C14 western tower with diagonal buttresses. Rect-
angular projecting stair turret to south with little quatrefoil windows.
C19 2-light plate-traceried west window. C14 2-light bell-openings with'
very low transoms forming square lights which are filled with knapped flint.
Crenellated parapet with former tall corner pinnacles. Buttressed nave with
4 3-light panel-traceried Perpendicular windows. C14 south doorway with
dying mouldings and carved label stops. Plain north door. C13 chancel with
3 lancets and a 3-light Y-traceried east window. One later 2-light panel
traceried window to south. Priest's door. to south. Interior. Tower and
chancel arches plain chamfered with polygonal responds. Simple cusped chancel
piscina. Damaged Clschancel screen with 4 fine painted dado panels. Double
decker pulpit with a C17 clerk's desk'and pulpit box probably Victorian.
5 box pews to east and 10 crudely carved poppy-head bench ends (probably
C16). C14 octagonal font with quatrefoil panels. Early C19 western gallery.
C17 communion rail. Medieval south door with fielded vertical panels and
cover strips. Fragments of medieval stained glass in north-west nave window.

Listing NGR: TG0395221714

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Source: English Heritage

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