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Church of All Saints, Wighton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223484

OS Grid Reference: TF9406139953
OS Grid Coordinates: 594061, 339953
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9219, 0.8853

Location: Kirkgate Lane, Wighton, Norfolk NR23 1PQ

Locality: Wighton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR23 1PQ

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Listing Text

TF 9439 (east side)

19/177 Church of All Saints

6.3.59 I

Parish church. Perpendicular style with earlier tower rebuilt. Walls flint,
stone dressings. Roof slates. W tower, S porch, nave and N and S aisles, chancel,
remains of vestry to E, wall remaining. W tower formerly of c1300 rebuilt within
remains of collapsed tower 1975; shields from battlements re-set. Flint on brick,
concrete core. Two storey porch with staircase; similar staircase at angle (SE)
of tower and aisle. Six-bay aisles, nave and clerestory c1400 details. Two bay
chancel, 5-light E window.

Interior: 6-bay arcade, quatrefoil piers, chancel of width of nave (ie 20 ft) with
complete roof stairs in thickness. Nave roof cased in later woodwork, and chancel
roof c1400. Pammet floors, nave and aisles, enriched with C19 encaustic tiles
chancel. C19 pine bench, nave.

Furnishings: C15 glazed fragments in N and S aisle tracery. Early C19 figures,
some in fall grisaille fields, in N and S aisle windows. N aisle: Bedingfield/
Bacon altar tomb, second half C17, classical. W bay, E bay to N arcade: 2 C18
Bedingfield cartouche monuments attached to piers. Chancel: cl8 cartouche N wall.

Listing NGR: TF9406139953

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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