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Church of All Saints, Woodton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227422

OS Grid Reference: TM2854494621
OS Grid Coordinates: 628544, 294621
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5016, 1.3658

Location: Church Road, Woodton, Norfolk NR35 2ND

Locality: Woodton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR35 2ND

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Listing Text


Church of All Saints

- II*

Parish church. Medieval. Flint, some rendered, with stone dressings.C12
west tower, nave and south aisle of c1300, continuous chancel, north
vestry. Embattled round tower of 2 stages. Much repaired 2-light west
window with hood mould; slit light above with stone head. Upper part
of tower octagonal with stone quoins. Bell-openings at cardinal points;
tracery lost. Buttressed south aisle with west window of 2 cusped lights;
tracery forming 4 quatrefoils in the head; hood mould. 2 similar windows
to south, much restored. Between them a 3 light C19 window under 4-
centred arch. East aisle window of 3 lights, restored, with shafts having
bases, reticulated tracery; hood mould with fleu-de-lys to top. North
side with largely C19 vestry to western bay incorporating medieval arch-
way. To its east a low blind arch. 2 medieval windows of 2 cusped lights
with a C19 cusped Y-tracery window between. One C19 window of 2 cusped
lights. Restored east window of 3 lights with reticulated tracery; below
a memorial tablet dated 1701 having scrolled head with shield. C19 south
porch with stone dressings. Interior. Arch-braced aisle roof with
tracery in the spandrels. C19 roof to nave and chancel. 4 bay nave
arcade, the 3 easternmost being early C14 with octagonal piers; western
bay cut through later leaving a small section of wall with attached
polygonal shafts. Squint from aisle. Many hatchments. Early C17 pulpit.
Rere-arch to east aisle window with fleuron moulding; bearded head to
top. Rere-arch to east window with dog-tooth moulding. Cusped piscina
with moulded corbel to base and drop-sill sedilia. Small Y-tracery light
to rood stair. C19 fittings and a few poppy-head benches. Memorial to
Anne wife of Robert Suckling d.1653; Ionic columns, scrolled pediment
enclosing kneeling figure. C12 font, recut, with central shaft and 4
detached shafts supporting bowl.

Listing NGR: TM2854494621

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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