Church of All Saints, Stibbard
Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223996
OS Grid Reference: TF9830628428
OS Grid Coordinates: 598306, 328428
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8169, 0.9413
Location: Fulmodeston Road, Stibbard, Norfolk NR21 0LT
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TF 92 NE STIBBARD
5/79 Church of All Saints.
Parish church. West tower and nave gable with early work pre-c.1100 belfry
of c.1300. C14 and C15 nave and north aisle, chancel c.1300, mid-C19 south
porch. Flint with stone dressings, slated nave and chancel roofs with
brick dentil cornices of early to mid C19. West tower inside west wall
with blocked arch and blocked window above; traces of openings on exterior
north and south, flint quoins on west. 4 Decorated 2-light belfry windows,
3 with tracery missing. West face with 3 massive C16 or C17 buttresses
with brick dressings and knapped flint with galetting, central buttress
obscures tower Decorated west window. Conical leaded roof with weather
vane. Nave south with 2 3-light Perpendicular windows, two buttresses.
South porch 1862 with stone banding, south door C14. Chancel one south
c.1300 switch tracery 3-light window, north priest's door and one 2-light
Decorated window; east window 5-light intersected tracery with cusping
and at apex fully Decorated quatrefoil in circle. 4-bay north aisle 2-
light Decorated east window with flowing mouchettes, one 3-light Perpendicular
and one 3-light straight headed Decorated window, one Decorated north door
blocked. West window 2-light Decorated. Interior 4 bay north arcade with
octagonal Decorated piers with double hollow chamfered arches. 4 2-light
Perpendicular clerestorey windows to north side only blocked on north side
by heightened pitch of aisle roof in C19. C19 King post roof with plaster
ceiling exposed principals. C15 poppyhead benches, restored. Rood beam
with braces springing from stonecorbels with below painted dado of rood
screen, both C15. Some panels incorporated in pulpit. Perpendicular chancel
arch. Piscina, sedilia simply an arched recess. C19 chancel roof. Restored
c.1862 by William Buterfield: see Paul Thompson, Butterfield, (1971), p.511.
Listing NGR: TF9830628428
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