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Church of All Saints, Postwick with Witton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228500

OS Grid Reference: TG2961307826
OS Grid Coordinates: 629613, 307826
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6196, 1.3907

Location: Leeder Hill, Postwick, Norfolk NR13 5HJ

Locality: Postwick with Witton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR13 5HJ

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Listing Text


6/52 Church of All Saints.

Parish Church, medieval and later of flint with stone dressings and plain
tile roof. West tower, south porch, nave, chancel and north vestry. 2 stage
tower with base course, stepped diagonal buttresses and southern polygonal
stair turret. Flushwork on base course and battlemented parapet. 3 light
west window with Decorated tracery. Sound holes have stone screen perforated
by quatrefoils, and cusped head with rectangular hood mould. 2 light belfry
openings with reticulated tracery. Gargoyles at angles of string course below
parapet. Rendered south porch with diagonal buttresses. Blocked north and
south windows with rectangular heads. Parapet gable with eaves and peak
finials. 3 bay nave. To north, north door, 3 light Perpendicular window
with Tudor arch and 3 light Reticulated window. Perpendicular south door,
3 light Decorated window with petal tracery and 3 light Perpendicular window
with Tudor arch. Evidence of coursed flintwork for the first ¾s of nave wall
coincidental with absence of quoins. 3 bay chancel with C19 lean-to north
vestry. Single light window with cusped head on north wall with rectangular
hood mould. Central priest's door to south, flanked by 2 light windows with
'Y' tracery. C19 3 light Perpendicular style window. Parapet gables with
cross apex finials. Interior mainly C19. C13 dropped sill sedilia and double
arched piscina with Purbeck marble columns with stiff leaf capitals located
in south chancel wall. Squint with semi-circular arch above tower arch.
C15 boarded door to tower stairs, with brick rib vault inside. Medieval timber
bell frame.

Listing NGR: TG2961307826

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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