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Church of St Theobald, Coltishall

Description: Church of St Theobald

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 228155

OS Grid Reference: TG2617820431
OS Grid Coordinates: 626178, 320431
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7342, 1.3487

Locality: Coltishall
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR12 7JU

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There is also a scheduled monument, Great Hautbois old church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


2/22 Great Hautbois,

formerly listed as
remains of St.
Theobald's Church,
Great Hautbois, now
Mortuary Chapel.)

- II*

Ruined church. Cll, possibly pre-Conquest. Built of flint with dressings
of Ferruginous Conglomerate. Pantiled roof over chancel and west tower
of nave, south aisle, south porch, and south aisle chapel.
Round tower, after nave at its west end. Tower incorporates tile and brick
fragments. Simple western opening and single light belfry openings with rough
semi-circular arches. Former nave west window, with double splayed reveals,
blocked and incorporated into east wall of tower, window has brick voussoirs.
Later tower arch inserted below. 2 bay nave, with north door with medieval
stone quoins and C16 brick voussoirs. Large conglomerate quoins on external
angles. 2 bay arcade with probably re-set octagonal piers and shaped brick
voussoirs. South aisle, 2 bays with rebuilt south door. C13 single light
lancets to south and west. Evidence of stoup adjacent to south door. C15
south porch of knapped flint. South door to porch with attached circular shafts
and re-set decayed label stops. East and west windows of one light with cusped
heads. South aisle chapel one bay, with single C13 lancets to south and east.
Blocked 2 centred arch to chancel. Chancel walled off from nave c.1864,
incorporating re-set stone arch. C19 buttresses of brick to north and south.
Conglomerate buttresses project to east. Inserted C19 3-light Perpendicular
window to east. C13 single lancet to south. Blocked single lancet to north.

Listing NGR: TG2617820431

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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