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Church of All Saints, Alby with Thwaite

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 224451

OS Grid Reference: TG1928433392
OS Grid Coordinates: 619284, 333392
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8533, 1.2554

Location: Holl Road, Norwich NR11 7PP

Locality: Alby with Thwaite
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 7PP

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Listing Text


5/3 Church of All Saints

- II*

Parish church. Medieval. Flint and iron-bound conglomerate; stone and
brick dressings. Slate roof. West tower, nave south aisle, continuous
chancel, south porch, schoolroom. Round tower of c1300 with wide flint
base; blocked brick doorway to south; Y-tracery bell openings. Nave quoins
in conglomerate to north-west and south-west. South aisle has diagonal
buttresses with flushwork and sunk panels. There are two references in
wills of 1440's to the building of this aisle. One C19 2-light Decorated
window and one late medieval triangular headed 2-light window both with
alternate brick and flint voussoirs. Two 2-light C19 north windows to
nave one under square head. Unbuttressed chancel without window to south.
To north a schoolroom added in 1835. East window C19 2-light Decorated.
South porch restored in 1893. Doorway to nave under 4-centred arch, hood
mould. Interior. South arcade with octagonal piers. Piscina to south
chapel. Nave roof of 1896. Doorway into tower. Lower part of C15 rood
screen, now varnished. Pulpit with tester of 1624. Benches with flattened
stylised poppy heads one with coat of arms on the shoulder, incorporated
into box pew, one door with butterfly hinges. Brass to John Puttok died
1442 and wife died 1469. Plain octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TG1928433392

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Source: English Heritage

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