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Church of All Saints, Horsey

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 223653

OS Grid Reference: TG4578023034
OS Grid Coordinates: 645780, 323034
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7490, 1.6404

Location: B1159, Horsey, Norfolk NR29 4EG

Locality: Horsey
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 4EG

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Listing Text


7/18 Church of All Saints

Parish church. Mostly C13, belfry added late C14. Restored 1855. Flint
with ashlar dressings and some brick. Thatched roof. West tower and
continuous nave and chancel. 2 stage tower, circular below with octagonal
belfry. 2-light C19 west window. Tower off-set at belfry stage. Brick
quoins to belfry and one trefoiled lancet each face. Crenellated parapet.
Gabled south porch supported on diagonal buttresses. Double wave moulded
arch and hood mould. Polygonal responds with bases and capitals. Blocked
statuary niche above. C14 cusped ogee light to west of porch under square
hood on labels. To east of porch 2 2-light square-headed C19 windows. Late
C20 lancet to chancel. Basket arched priests' door and early C13 trefoiled
lancet. Diagonal eastern buttresses flank 3-light C19 Perpendicular window.
Blind north chancel wall. Brick rood stair excrescence with repaired C18
brick buttress against it. Low buttress to east of C19 2-light cusped ogee
nave window. A second brick and flint buttress to east of chamfered north
doorway. Interior. Tall chamfered tower arch. Tower west window with round
rere arch. Cl9 King post roof with straight braces and boarded ashlaring.
Octagonal C13 font with one trefoiled incised arch to each stem panel and
2 similar arches to each bowl panel. C15 benches with poppyheads, 2 with
pierced backs. Early C16 screen (bequest for gidling 1511) of 3 bays each
side of cusped ogee opening. Plain dado. Each bay with cusped ogee arch
below panel tracery. C19 rafter and collar chancel roof. C19 chancel
stalls. Triple aumbry in chancel north wall. Round arched piscina in south
wall with tracery broken off.

Listing NGR: TG4578023034

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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