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Church of St Andrew, North Pickenham

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 221038

OS Grid Reference: TF8655406920
OS Grid Coordinates: 586554, 306920
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6280, 0.7550

Location: Hillside, North Pickenham, Norfolk PE37 8JW

Locality: North Pickenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE37 8JW

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Listing Text

TF 80 NE
Church of St. Andrew

Parish church. Largely rebuilt 1863 by D. Male, but retaining much of earlier
west tower and north transept. Flint with limestone dressings. Roof slated,
with crested ridge to nave and chancel; copper covered south aisle roof.
West tower, nave, chancel, north transept, south aisle, south porch. South
porch with angle-buttresses to gable; crocketted pinnacles and gable cross.
Niche over doorway with cusped ogee head. Two-light west window, blocked
east window opening. Windows generally have 19th century Decorated tracery
with stilted hood moulds and head stops. East gable has a plinth with an
inscription recording the rebuilding work of 1863. Staged buttresses to
north and south walls. North transept has parapeted gable with staged angle
buttresses; four-light Perpendicular north window and three-light
Perpendicular east window. North wall of nave has central buttress dividing
window bays above which rises a chimney stack, with octagonal stone shaft.
Angle buttress at north west corner containing the date 1863. West tower
largely medieval with restored openings. Staged angle buttresses to west
wall. Square stair turret at south-east corner. Castellated parapet. North
transept contains wall monuments. Very low doorway into east wall of tower
with single hollow chamfer to arch. Sanctus bell opening above tower arch.

Listing NGR: TF8655406920

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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