Church of All Saints, Beeston Regis
Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 223244
OS Grid Reference: TG1743643074
OS Grid Coordinates: 617436, 343074
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9410, 1.2345
Location: Church Close, Beeston Regis, Norfolk NR27 9QZ
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2/6 Church of All Saints
Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone dressings. Lead and decorative
tile roofs. Tower, nave, north and south porches, north and south aisles,
chancel. Unbuttressed tower with flint quoins; 2-light C19 Decorated west
window with stilted hood mould. Single light cusped opening to west and south,
that to west blocked. Rectangular opening to north. Tower heightened; stone
quoins; 2-light cusped Y-tracery bell openings; gargoyles; flushwork parapet.
West windows to north and south aisles of 2 lights with panel tracery and
square heads under hood moulds. Nave of 3 bays with buttressed aisles with
diagonal buttresses. 2 2-light windows to south and 2 2-light windows to north
similar to aisle west windows. Re-faced north porch with blocked doorway and
restored window similar to those in the aisles in west face. Rood stair on
arched brick corbel. Clerestorey with 3 windows to north and south having 3
cusped lights, the mullions rising to the head of the arch; squared stone
voussoirs; knapped flint and galleted walling. East aisle windows of 3 lights
similar to those to west. Chancel with diagonal buttresses. Walls heightened.
To south one C19 Y-tracery window under stilted hood mould; one small window
with re-used stonework; one C19 3-light window with panel tracery; priest's
door with continuous hollow chamfer. To north 2-light square headed largely
C19 window. Restored 3-light Decorated east window. Buttressed south porch
to first nave bay, post-medieval brick dentils to eaves; archway with shafts,
polygonal abaci and bases; hollow chamfered arch; hollow to inner and outer
continuous order. Moulded hood mould. Knapped flint paving to porch; pointed
barrel vault. Nave doorway with continuous chamfer; hood mould. C14 nave
arcades, with polygonal shafts, abaci and bases; 2 chamfered orders to arch.
Arch-braced roof, the arches supported on timber shafts with polyongal abaci
and bases resting on stone corbels, those to the south crenellated. Arch-
braced roofs to the aisles with rose basses; the arches on stone corbels, some
with heads. Stoup beside south door. Piscina in south aisle. Re-used poppy-
head bench-ends in aisles. Rood stair in north aisle. C15 rood screen with
Apostles to the panels; vine-trail to middle rail. Crowned head corbels to
eastern arcade responds; queen to south, king to north. Rendered tower arch
with vase-like capitals; setback above, then an opening with wide splay;
rectangular opening over. Chancel arch with polygonal shafts, bases and abaci;
2 chamfered orders to arch. Ogee-headed piscina and sedilia with 2 detached
shafts under square headed hood mould. C17 communion rail. Brass in chancel
floor to John and Katherine Deynes, d.1527, with 2 figures c.lm high.
Listing NGR: TG1743643074
Source: English Heritage
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