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Church of St Andrew, Thurning

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 224010

OS Grid Reference: TG0803829446
OS Grid Coordinates: 608038, 329446
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8224, 1.0862

Location: Reepham Road, Thurning, Norfolk NR20 5QY

Locality: Thurning
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5QY

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Listing Text

Church of St. Andrew.

Parish church, C14 tower, nave and north aisle, later Perpendicular details
inserted. FlinL with stone dressings, slated roof. West tower, nave and
north aisle, south porch, chancel in ruins. Unbuttressed west tower with
single west lancet with broken trefoil tracery, single rectangular opening
to belfry chamber on east, north and west faces, south with 2-light Decorated
window with clock below. Flush work battlemented parapet. Nave south 3 2-
light Decorated windows with tracery heads, south porch Perpendicular with
hood moulded arch recut, angle buttresses, blocked 2-light Perpendicular window
on east. East window of 3-lights, reticulated tracery and former chancel
south priest's door both re-erected in nave east wall. North chancel wall
surviving. North aisle with Perpendicular straight headed 3-light east window,
2 straight headed 2-light north windows, 2 light Y-tracery west window of
c.1300, blocked north door of c.1300. Interior: 4 bay north arcade of Per-
pendicular octagonal piers, double hollow chamfered arches. Furnishings by
James Burroughs for Corpus Christi College Cambridge chapel
of 1742 re-erected here after 1824 by the Rev. Henry William Blake, MA and
former Fellow. 3 decker pulpit with sounding board, 3-sided communion rails
with gates, moulded plinth and shelf, turned balusters, sanctuary panelling.
North aisle filled with box pews, nave with open benches, boxes at rear.
Nave east wall 2 good mid C18 wall monuments, to north with rococo details
signed E. Holl, 1766. Nave south wall monument signed W. Tyler 1750. 6-part
Gothick tower door c.1820. Early C19 nave and aisle roofs. Late C19 stone
font with wooden cover. See M. J. Sayer Thurning (1972).

Listing NGR: TG0803829446

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Source: English Heritage

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