Church of All Saints, Little Cressingham
Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 221031
OS Grid Reference: TF8848600140
OS Grid Coordinates: 588486, 300140
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5664, 0.7796
Location: Little Cressingham, Norfolk IP25 6LU
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LITTLE CRESSINGHAM THREXTON
TF 80 SE
Church of All Saints
Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Plaintile roofs. Circular west tower; nave with north aisle and
south porch; chancel of some width as nave. Late C13 west tower. One 2-light
Y-traceried ground floor west window. Off-set beneath bell stage and 3 Y-
traceried 2-light bell openings and a fourth bell opening in modern brick.
Modern brick parapet. C19 vestry to north side of tower. South wall with
2 2-light, Decorated windows with cusped soufflets (one restored) and one 2-
light cusped Y-traceried window. C19 porch with a C14 semicircular headed
plain chamfered entrance: the former south doorway re-used. C19 plain-
chamfered south doorway. North aisle with one late-Medieval 2-light window
with flat head. 2-light Y-traceried eastern aisle window. One piece of re-used
C12 chevron ornament to aisle quoins. Chancel with one C19 triple lancet east
window. 2 Y-traceried 2-light windows and a blocked rectangular leper's window
to south. Interior. 4-bay north arcade of 2 circular piers and one octagonal
pier supporting arches of 2 plain-chamfered orders. West respond consists
of a corbel with a carved twisted leaf motif. Painted decoration to arches.
Narrow tower arch of 2 plain chamfered orders. No chancel arch. Early C17
polygonal pulpit with fluted frieze and carved lectern brackets. Renewed stem
and steps. Clerk's desk dated 1613 the gift of Edward Cofe. Fluted frieze,
continuous lectern with carved brackets. Turned newel knops and a later
candelabrum at angle. C14 octagonal font with different carved tracery patterns
to each facet. Fragments of Medieval glass in north window.
Listing NGR: TF8848600140
Source: English Heritage
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