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Church of St Fabian and St Sebastian, Woodbastwick

Description: Church of St Fabian and St Sebastian

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 September 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 228549

OS Grid Reference: TG3324915226
OS Grid Coordinates: 633249, 315226
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6845, 1.4495

Location: Horning Road, Woodbastwick, Norfolk NR13 6HH

Locality: Woodbastwick
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR13 6HH

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Listing Text

25/9/62 Church of St. Fabian
and St. Sebastian.

G.V. II*

Parish Church, medieval, restored by Sir G.G. Scott c.1879. Built of flint
with stone dressings and thatched roof. West tower, nave, south porch, north
chancel chapel and chancel. Late Perpendicular tower, rebuilt from nave eaves
level in C19. Plinth, diagonal buttresses and polygonal stair turret to north.
2 light west window with Perpendicular tracery. C19 rectangular sound holes
and 2 light belfry openings. String course with gargoyles and battlemented
parapet with crocketed finials. 3 bay nave with 2 light Perpendicular windows
and set back buttresses. Perpendicular wave moulded north doorway and door
containing some original tracery and boards. Perpendicular south doorway.
Back stepped parapet gables. South porch with Perpendicular entrance and
2 light windows with flat heads to north and south. Crocketed ogee niche
above doorway containing figure. C15 arch braced roof. Stone parapet gable
with classical carved stone kneeler to east. North chancel chapel dated 1877.
One window and entrance door, octagonal buttresses and parapet gables. 2
bay chancel with central priest's door and 2 light windows with 'Y' tracery.
C19 Decorated 3 light window and parapet gable. Good C19 interior. Barrel
roof and crown posts on medieval battlemented tie beams and cill plate.
Piscinas in north and south nave walls with cusped ogee heads. Chancel arch
with circular shafts. C19 crown posts truss with arch braces from wall posts
to tie beam separates chancel and sanctuary. C19 opening and screen to north
chancel chapel containing monuments to the Albemarle Cator family. Restored
medieval screen with ogee arched Perpendicular tracery 4 medieval benches
with poppy-heads.

Listing NGR: TG3324915226

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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