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Church of All Saints, Dunton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223837

OS Grid Reference: TF8979227570
OS Grid Coordinates: 589792, 327570
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8123, 0.8147

Location: A1065, Dunton, Norfolk NR21 7EA

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in All Saints' Churchyard, Toftrees, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


6/4 Church of All Saints,
6/3/59 I

Parish Church. Flint with stone dressings; slated nave and leaded chancel
roofs. North and south nave doors c.1300. Nave south wall with one simple
lancet, one cusped lancet and one paired cusped lancet. South porch with
some C16 brick dressings and brick arch. Nave north wall with 2 simple
lancets, 2 straight headed Perpendicular windows, one cusped lancet and one
re-cut triangular headed paired window. Chancel south with one straight
headed 2-light Perpendicular window, one lancet. c.1300 priest's door.
3-light Perpendicular east window. Chancel north wall with one lancet.
C14 west tower cut off above squared quatrefoiled sound-holes to 3 sides.
Triple paired lancet west window. Angle buttressess and south stairs turret,
partly squared and knapped flint. Hipped roof. Interior with C14 tower
and chancel arches on responds. Carved brackets for statues flank chancel
arch. Stone Norman font on base of 5 columns with bases and capitals, with
to the bowl corner colonnettes, lion masks and strap work panels. C18 nave
roof with butt-purlins, wind-braces and collars, more elaborate, possibly C17,
chancel roof with massive tie-beams and arched braced Crown post struts and
through purlins. Mid Cl7 baluster communion rails. Wall tablet 1620,
alabaster, classical. Rood screen 1917. Royal arms of George III, before
1802, nave.

Listing NGR: TF8979227570

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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