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Church of St Mary and All Saints, Sculthorpe

Description: Church of St Mary and All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223627

OS Grid Reference: TF8995931911
OS Grid Coordinates: 589959, 331911
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8512, 0.8197

Location: Creake Road, Sculthorpe, Norfolk NR21 9NJ

Locality: Sculthorpe
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 9NJ

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Listing Text


6.3.59 Church of St Mary and
All Saints (formerly
listed as Church of All


Parish church. Flint with stone dressings, tiled partly variegated roofs. Nave with
south tower forming porch C14, north aisle C15, chancel 1846-7 by Raphael and Joshua
Arthur Brandon architects, south aisle 1860-1 by Thomas Jekyll of Norwich architect.
South tower serves as porch on axis with second nave bay. Early Decorated arch,
second stage with single lancet belfry stage with Y-tracery window. Diagonally set
buttressses, crenellation parapet with corner finials. No clerestory. South aisles
with 3 pairs of lancets, chancel with lavish Decorated traceried windows and priest's
door set in buttresses, east window. Three-lights. Variegated diaper pattern to
chancel roof not repeated on north side. Nave west bay Perpendicular north aisle
with3-light east and west windows, and 4 straight-headed 2-light north windows.
Interior 4 bay Perpendicular north arcade with octagonal piers and double hollow
chamfered arches. Three bay south arcade and arch dividing westernmost nave bay both
by Jekyll. C19 nave and chancel roofs. Much mid-C19 stained glass including a
2-light William Morris south chancel window, a 3 lancets by Burne-Jones south aisle
east window, 3-light Clayton and Bell c1860 nave west bay south window. C12 square
font in north aisle with corner collonettes, beast mask to corners 3 interlace panels
and a fourth with Holy Family and Adoring Magi under interlace arches.

Listing NGR: TF8995931911

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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