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Church of St Botolph, Beachamwell

Description: Church of St Botolph

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220910

OS Grid Reference: TF7614005108
OS Grid Coordinates: 576140, 305108
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6152, 0.6003

Locality: Beachamwell
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE37 8AY

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Listing Text


7/8 Church of St.Botolph

- I

Redundant church. Medieval and later. Flint, partly rendered with ashlar
dressings. Copper roof. Nave and chancel on same alignment. West wall
with one C14 cusped lancet and a former bell cote above. South wall with
a Norman doorway of 3 orders with chevron, roll moulding and chip carving.
3 scallop capitals survive relating to former nook shafts. Chip carved
hood mould on beast's head label stops. South wall windows consist of
a loop with 2-centred head, a wide lancet, a 2-light cusped Y-traceried
window and a C15 2-light window with flat head. East window C14 of 3
lights with reticulated tracery. One 2-light cusped Y-traceried window
to north and a blocked plain chamfered doorway. Interior. Stoup to east
of south doorway. C13 roll moulded piscina at east end and a small arched
aumbry opposite. Some fine late Medieval benches with poppy head ends
and traceried backs. One surviving figurative arm rest carving of a dog
and shepherd retaining traces of original paint. C17 2-tier pulpit with
a polygonal preaching box. Carved lunettes and fluting to clerk's desk
and finely carved friezes to preaching box. C17 communion rails with
turned baluster shafts.

Listing NGR: TF7614005108

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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