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Church of St Andrew, Deopham

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226490

OS Grid Reference: TG0497900474
OS Grid Coordinates: 604979, 300474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5635, 1.0228

Location: Church Road, Deopham, Norfolk NR18 9DT

Locality: Deopham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR18 9DT

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/17 Church of St. Andrew

26.11.59 1

Parish church built in imitation of St. Andrew's Hingham. Begun in late C14
completed at west in early C16. Flint with stone and some brick dressings.
Leaded nave roofs and plaintiled chancel roof. Western tower, aisled nave
of 5 bays, chancel and south porch. Western tower of 4 stages with set-back
diagonally connecting angle buttresses terminating in hexagonal crenellated
turrets and decorated with chequered flushwork. Stage one with vine-scroll
frieze on 3 sides above level of west door. Single west 3-light Perpendicular
window. Blind 3-light Perpendicular windows at stage 3. 2-light bell-openings
with curvilinear tracery and crocketted gables above with flushwork wheel
tracery rising above the crenellated and flushworked parapet. Aisle and chancel
side windows 2-light in Decorated style with cusped soufflets. 3-light Per-
pendicular east aisle windows and a restored 5-light Perpendicular chancel east
window. Simple 2-light clearstorey windows. Octagonal piers to south arcade
with facetted bell capitals. Later north arcade with lozenge-shaped piers.
Both arcades with 2-centred arches of 2 plain chamfered orders. Late medieval
shallow-pitched roof with roll-moulded cambered ties and arched braces with
traceried spandrels. 2-ordered chancel arch on head corbels. Aisle roofs
partly original with roll-moulded cornices. Fine piscinae to aisle altars
and main altar. C19 hammer-beam chancel roof.

Listing NGR: TG0497900474

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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