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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 223290
OS Grid Reference: TG1990337287
OS Grid Coordinates: 619903, 337287
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8880, 1.2672
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SUSTEAD CROMER ROAD
TG 13 NE
5/49 Church of St.Andrew
Parish church. Medieval. Flint and some ironbound conglomerate with brick
and stone dressings. Slate and glazed black pantile roofs. Early C14 west
tower, nave, north porch and early C14 chancel. Unbuttressed embattled tower
of 3 stages. Archways, perhaps processional, through north and south faces,
each with one continuous chamfered order; brick to underside of arch. West
window of 2 lights with panel tracery; brick voussoirs; in larger opening now
blocked with brick. Y-tracery bell-openings with alternate brick and flint
voussoirs. Flushwork battlements; gargoyles. Buttressed nave of 2 bays;
perhaps with angle buttresses, those to east now removed. Doorway to west
has chamfer merging into arch with 2 rolls. South nave doorway with continuous
hollow-chamfer. 2 3-light square-headed windows with panel tracery, that to
east restored. One similar window to north. Unbuttressed chancel of 2 bays
with one Y-tracery window to south and one 3-light window with square head and
panel tracery; hood mould. No openings to north. East window of 3 lights with
intersecting tracery. C19 north porch to first nave bay. Continuously
chamfered nave doorway; outer order with chamfer merging into arch with wave.
Interior. Large pointed opening to tower above doorway. Roll-moulded wall
plate; corbels, those to north with figures. Roofs boarded in 1890. Ogee-
headed cusped piscina with leaves to finial and head to base. Font with
chamfered base and rounded bowl; support to rear. Brass to R. Doughty and wife
d.1493 with 0.5m high figures.
Listing NGR: TG1990737286
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Source: English Heritage
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