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Church of St Andrew, Cranworth

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220804

OS Grid Reference: TG0032104832
OS Grid Coordinates: 600321, 304832
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6043, 0.9568

Location: Church Lane, Cranworth, Norfolk IP25 7TJ

Locality: Cranworth
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 7TJ

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Listing Text

TG 00 SW
10/12 Church of St.Andrew
- II*

Parish church. Medieval, thoroughly restored and partially rebuilt in late
C19. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Shingled spire. West
tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel. Late C19 west tower
with angle buttresses and ashlar faced canted stair turret to south. Cusped
lancet west window. Very narrow paired lancets at intermediate stage. Paired
bell openings with trefoil tracery. Crenellated parapet with flushwork and
octagonal spire. Nave with 6 re-set 2-light C14 windows with elaborately
cusped soufflets and 2 windows with mouchettes. One 3-light window to south
in Perpendicular style. Moulded nave doorways. C19 porch in late Medieval
style with lozenge flushwork, cusped Y-traceried side windows and moulded
entrance on polygonal responds. Chancel with Priest's door to south, 3 2-
light Y-traceried windows to south (one with cusping), a 4-light cusped Y-
traceried east window and 2 2-light Y-traceried windows to north (one with
cusping). Interior. Wave-moulded tower and chancel arches on carved head
corbels with polygonal capitals. Very heavily restored double piscina and
sedilia with tri-lobe arches on octagonal shafts. Aumbry to north side
of altar. Surviving dado of Medieval chancel screen with blind tracery and
original paint. Victorian boarded wagon roofs. 3 late C18 wall tablets
in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0032104832

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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