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Church of St Edmund, Hunstanton

Description: Church of St Edmund

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221216

OS Grid Reference: TF6746241075
OS Grid Coordinates: 567462, 341075
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9409, 0.4906

Location: 65 Church Street, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 6DY

Locality: Hunstanton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE36 6DY

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Listing Text

In the entry for HUNSTANTON GREEVEGATE (north)
1/34 and NORTHGATE (east)
New Hunstanton

Church of St Edmund
(formerly listed as
St Edmunds Chapel)

The item shall be amended to read: GREEVEGATE (north)
and NORTHGATE (east)
New Hunstanton

Church of St Edmund

The former listing date shall be deleted


and NORTHGATE (east)
1/34 New Hunstanton
Church of St. Edmund.
(formerly listed as st.
- Edmunds Chapel)
Parish church of New Hunstanton. 1865-1869 north aisle 1879, by Frederick
Preedy, architect of Worcester, cousin of the Le Stranges, at a cost of £3,700.
Knapped flint rubble, carstone and freestone dressings, C20 tiled roof. Nave,
west narthex addition, aisles, south porch, chancel and north vestry. High
Victorian Gothic, 4 bay nave, aisles and clerestorey, 2 bay chancel. West
front with lower narthex lean-to with 5 light window, 3 lancets to gable.
5 light east window. Carstone banding to walls. Plate tracery clerestorey,
bar tracery elsewhere, early Decorated details. South porch flint, addition
of c.1914. Interior: 4 bay arcade alternating rounded and octagonal piers.
Open roof with massive scissor braces, similar to contemporary roof of Old
Hunstanton church. Chancel arch with 4 detached shafts. Rood beam and figures
C20. Capitals may be attributed to R. L. Boulton of Worcester, Sculptor.
East window by C. E. Kempe, c.1890, south aisle south east window Ninian Comper
1912. See Hunstanton and its Neighbourhood (PW) 1864, 3rd edition (GW) 1874
pp. 39 - 40.

Listing NGR: TF6746241075

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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