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Church of St Nicholas Shereford, Dunton

Description: Church of St Nicholas Shereford

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223834

OS Grid Reference: TF8872829630
OS Grid Coordinates: 588728, 329630
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8311, 0.8001

Location: Dunton, Norfolk NR21 7PP

Locality: Dunton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 7PP

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Listing Text


6/3 Church of St. Nicholas
6/3/59 Shereford.


Parish church. Norman tower and nave, c.1300 and later details to nave and
chancel. Flint with some carstone and stone dressings; leaded tower, slated
nave and tiled chancel roofs. Round tower at west, nave, south porch and chancel.
Tower with one 2-light moulded brick mullioned window and 2 switch tracery
mullioned windows. Conical lead roof with valance. Norman south door with
2 orders of shafts with capitals and 5 superimposed arches, 2 with roll-
mouldings. Nave south wall with one 3-light Decorated window, one splayed
Norman window, one paired lancet; to chancel one straight headed Decorated
2-light window. One 2-light switch tracery window. South priest's door
c.1300. Nave north wall with EE north door c.13OO with shafts missing;
2 2-light switch tracery windows of c.1300 re-used in built up former north
arcade of c.1300. Elaborate Decorated 3-light east window with flowing
tracery. Interior: Norman round headed tower arch with stone quoins and
imposts, simpler south door arch. 3 bay north arcade built into wall.
No chancel arch. Chancel south angle piscina with colonnette forming part of
window embrasure. Chancel north: unmoulded Easter recess with EE tomb slab
with floriated cross. Norman font: solid base and shaft with 4 angle
colonnettes, bowl with scalloped base. Mid C19 nave and chancel roofs.

Listing NGR: TF8872829630

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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