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Church of St Andrew, Ryburgh

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223842

OS Grid Reference: TF9620627269
OS Grid Coordinates: 596206, 327269
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8073, 0.9095

Location: Mill Road, Ryburgh, Norfolk NR21 0ER

Locality: Ryburgh
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR21 0ER

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Listing Text


8/10 Church of St. Andrew.

Parish Church. Norman round-tower and west end, Perpendicular nave and
chancel details, Decorated north and south transepts. Late C19 south porch.
Flint with stone dressings, slated roof; carstone base of tower and quoins
to north-west corner of nave. Tower with Perpendicular west door, round
headed lancets, octagonal belfry stage c.1300 with switch tracery belfry
windows and 2-light Decorated windows; internally Norman tower arch. 3 bay
nave with 2 north and 2 south 3-light windows. Blocked and part cut down
2-light Perpendicular windows to east nave bay and east nave gable suggest
removed clerestorey storey. South transept with 2 straight-headed east and
west windows, south 3-light reticulated Decorated window. North transept
with 2 2-light Decorated east window, 3-light Decorated north window with
quatrefoils. Chancel with 2 north and south Decorated 3-light windows, and
recut Perpendicular east window. Filled in Perpendicular north window.
Perpendicular south priest's door. Interior with Perpendicular north and
south transept and chancel arches. South transept with 2 arched recesses
in south wall and piscina in east wall. 1914-1918 memorial screen in arch.
Chancel with south window sedilia, piscina and north aumbry recess. Roof
mixed Renaissance and late Gothic details worked in plaster by Comper 1912.
Comper alabaster and gilt reredos. Chancel north 2 superimposed sections
of a C16 Renaissance wall tomb, upper part coloured. Glass throughout
1868-1875 in archaic 1840s style.

Listing NGR: TF9620627269

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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