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Church of All Saints, Briston

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223914

OS Grid Reference: TG0623432573
OS Grid Coordinates: 606234, 332573
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8511, 1.0614

Location: Mill Road, Briston, Norfolk NR24 2LE

Locality: Briston
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR24 2LE

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Listing Text

Church of All Saints.

Parish Church. Largely Decorated church of c.1300 with early C19 roofs and
bell cote. Flint with some carstone rubble, stone dressings, slated roofs.
Nave and chancel, formerly with north aisle, nave clerestorey and west tower.
West front presumably rearranged after demolition of round tower in 1785 with
Decorated door and Decorated 3 light window with reticulated tracery. Set
off angle buttresses. Stock brick bell cote of c.1800. Nave south side with
one 4-light Decorated and one 3-light Perpendicular window. Blocked south
door with outline of former porch roof visible. 2 buttresses, at junction
of nave and chancel containing rood stairs. Nave north side with 2 re-used
3-light Perpendicular windows built up in former north arcade. Filled in
clerestorey openings visible below brick modillion eaves of c.1800 roof.
Chancel south side with one 3 light and one 2 light Decorated window and one
3-light straight headed Decorated window. South priest's door and single
buttress. Chancel north side with one 2 light straight headed Decorated window
With drip mould and label stops. Mid C19 single storey gabled north vestry.
East gable of chancel with 2 set off angle buttresses and 5-light Decorated
reticulated tracery east window. Interior: nave with filled in 5 bay north
arcade with octagonal piers and double hollow chamfered arches. Chancel arch
with semi-octagonal half-columns with battlemented collars and double hollow
chamfered arch. Chancel weeping to north with c.1300 double piscina with
cusped ogee arches and sedelia with cinquefoil ogee arches. Screen 1877.
Nave roof of c.l8OO with open rafters and tie beams, chancel roof mid C19
coved and boarded. Mid C19 font.

Listing NGR: TG0623432573

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Source: English Heritage

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