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Church of All Saints, Newton By Castle Acre

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220923

OS Grid Reference: TF8307315502
OS Grid Coordinates: 583073, 315502
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7062, 0.7083

Location: A1065, Newton-by-Castle Acre, Norfolk PE32 2BX

Locality: Newton By Castle Acre
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2BX

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Listing Text


1/20 Church of All Saints
23.6.60 (formerly listed as Church of
St Mary)
- I

Parish church. Cll and later. Flint with limestone, carstone and ferruginous
conglomerate dressings. Pantile and wood shingle roofs. Aisleless nave;
narrower axial tower; chancel. C14 3-light west window with reticulated
tracery. Blocked doorway beneath. C14 plain chamfered north doorway blocked.
C14 south doorway of 2 plain chamfered orders with a hood mould. Pair of
blocked Cll loops with carstone arched lintels opposed towards the middle
of the nave to north and south. 2 C15 2-light south windows with flat heads
and ogee tracery. Cll tower with evidence for an added south transept now
removed. Blocked archway with lancet to ground floor. Sloping dripstone
to former transept roof. Reduced double splayed window at first floor.
Heavily restored twin bell-openings with triangular heads and mid wall piers
of flint and mortar to west and north, and carstone shafts to south and east.
Throughstone slab to west. South and east openings have cubic capitals with
chamfered-off angles, pronounced astragals and simple conical bases.
Pyramidal shingle roof. Chancel with C14 2-light east window with soufflet
and a C14 cusped lancet to north. Piece of limestone re-used in north wall
- possibly a former arched window jamb with drilled holes for a wooden
lattice. Interior. Eastern tower arch original with a roughly semicircular
headed arch on chamfered imposts and sloping jambs. C14 double-ogee moulded
western tower arch with an original triangular headed doorway above.
Surviving rood stair in north west angle of tower. Chancel with a simple
broken piscina on east wall and a C14 aumbry to north.

Listing NGR: TF8307315502

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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