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Church of St Edmund, Costessey

Description: Church of St Edmund

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226438

OS Grid Reference: TG1771812452
OS Grid Coordinates: 617718, 312452
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6660, 1.2183

Location: 125 The Street, Costessey, Norfolk NR8 5DG

Locality: Costessey
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR8 5DG

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Listing Text

TG 1.712
(west side)
Church of St Edmund
G.V. I

Mainly C15 with a C14 west tower. Thorough restoration in 1888 by T.H.B.
Heslop. Flint walls with stone and brick dressings, slate roof. Aisleless
nave and chancel. Non-axial western tower and south porch. C19 Y-traceried
nave windows of moulded gault brick and C19 east window. 2-light chancel
windows C15; south east window in Decorated style, the others using varied
unusual perpendicular motifs. West tower has diagonal buttresses and a semi-
circular stair turret. The C18 bell-stage is of red brick with a short leaded
spire. Flushwork on porch. C19 benches, carved western screen and roofs.
C15 traceried chancel screen and C15 rood beam. Early C17 arcaded pulpit.
Elaborate late C17 wardrobe.

Listing NGR: TG1771812452

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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