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Church of the Assumption, Barsham

Description: Church of the Assumption

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223521

OS Grid Reference: TF9048433674
OS Grid Coordinates: 590484, 333674
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8668, 0.8285

Location: Grove Road, Barsham, Norfolk NR21 9NT

Locality: Barsham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 9NT

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Listing Text

Church of the
6.3.59 Assumption


Parish church. Flint walls with stone dressings and red pantiled roof. C11 or C12
nave, C20 south porch, and early C14 chancel. C11 or C12 splayed round windows in
nave north wall and over the chancel arch a triangular headed door; the existing
chancel is perhaps an extension of an C11 or C12 sanctuary tower. Norman north door
and nave south window; Norman south door framed by C13 early English arched surround
with shafts, shaft-rings, leaf capitals keel roll and zigzag mouldings. Nave of
2 bays with one curvilinear north and south window and "Y" tracery west window.
Chancel with "Y" tracery south window and 3-light intersected tracery east window.
Interior restored c1938, including new chancel arch and chancel roof; C19 tie beam
roof to nave. C18 font on stem. Nave and chancel benches 1954 by Margaret Tarrent.
East window Ward and Hughes 1893.

Listing NGR: TF9048433674

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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