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Church of All Saints, East Tuddenham

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220723

OS Grid Reference: TG0852011526
OS Grid Coordinates: 608520, 311526
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6613, 1.0819

Location: Church Lane, East Tuddenham, Norfolk NR20 3NB

Locality: East Tuddenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 3NB

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/17 Church of All Saints

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dress-
ings. Black pantile roofs. Off-centre west tower, exceptionally wide aisle-
less nave with south porch and chancel with vestry to north. Tower of
c.1300 with diagonal buttresses. One ground floor cusped lancet to south
with one traceried sound hole above. 4 2-light Y-traceried bell-openings
and a crenellated parapet. West wall of nave with one central blocked
C14 window with remnants of tracery and one 2-light Y-traceried window.
Opposing nave doorways. South doorway Transitional with single order of
shafts with stiff leaf capitals and water-holding bases. Arch with chevron-
derived decoration and a nibbed angle roll. Hood mould with carved leaf -
pattern. Former chapel to east bay of north wall of nave; entrance now blocked with
a modern traceried window. Restored 3-light Perpendicular window and
remains of a rood stair. 2 Perpendicular windows to south - one 3-light
modern restoration, the other of 4 lights largely genuine with mouchettes
and ogee arches. Chancel with 2 restored 2-light Perpendicular windows
to south with embattled transoms and one C14 3-light north window of unusual
design with cusped soufflet and trilobe heads to main lights. Restored
3-light east window in Perpendicular style. Fine C15 porch with flushwork
inscription above entrance GLORIA TIBI TR. Entrance spandrels with carving
of the Annunciation. Niche with nodding ogee head flanked by blind cusped
windows. Crocketted pinnacles and diagonal buttresses. Medieval south
door with surviving iron handle rose. Interior. Angle piscina in chancel
with ogee head,carved label stops and shields in spandrels. Chancel arch
with polygonal responds. Life size C14 carved effigy of unknown knight.
Some original poppy head bench ends. Late C12 circular font with leaf
trail carving. 4 panels of high quality post-medieval glass in south east
nave window.

Listing NGR: TG0852011526

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Source: English Heritage

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