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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 25 September 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 227726
OS Grid Reference: TG4359210568
OS Grid Coordinates: 643592, 310568
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6381, 1.5988
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STOKESBY WITH HERRINGBY RUNHAM ROAD
TG 41 SW
6/56 Church of St. Andrew
Parish church. C13 west tower, Decorated nave and continuous chancel. Restored
1856-58, chancel further restored 1910-15. Flint, ashlar and brick with
thatched roof. 3 stage unbuttressed square tower. Square light to west.
Louvred 2-light Y traceried belfry windows. Belfry windows and triple
crenellated brick parapet probably of 1500 when appropriate bequest is
recorded. C18 gabled brick south porch, the C19 door of which has C14 starred
iron flushing plate and puller. Nave supported by stepped buttresses. South
side with 2 2-light C14 ogeed windows and one 3-light C15 Perpendicular
window, the latter under stilted arch. Arched north nave doorway and 2 2-light
C14 ogeed windows. Chancel with diagonal eastern buttresses. Flanks have
2 2-light ogeed windows each. 3-light cusped intersecting east window.
Priests' door to south. Interior. Simple chamfered tower arch, blocked and
with doorway. Nave roof 1856-58, scissor braced. Plain C20 font. No chancel
arch. Boarded scissor braced C19 chancel roof. Stepped sedilia and
cinquefoiled piscina. 6 pierced-back benches in nave with poppyheads. Arm
rests carved with animals and a kneeling woman at prayer. Brasses in chancel
floor : Edmund Clere and wife Elizabeth,1488, he is in military costume.
Inscription panel below; Thomas Gerard, 1506, in academical costume, with
inscription panel; Ann Cygges, widow of Sir Thomas Clere, 1570, with
inscription; Anne Heigham and children, wife of Thomas Clere, 1614, with
Listing NGR: TG4359210568
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Source: English Heritage
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