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Church of St John De Sepulchre, Norwich

Description: Church of St John De Sepulchre

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228787

OS Grid Reference: TG2346407762
OS Grid Coordinates: 623464, 307762
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6216, 1.3000

Location: Ber Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 3EY

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR1 3EY

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Listing Text

(south-west side)
26.2.54 Church of St. John deSapulchre
Parish Church. C15 and C16. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Lead roof
to nave, pin tile to chancel. West tower, nave and chancel. North and
south transept chapels. North porch. South vestry. 3-stage tower with
4-stages of diagonal buttressing and stair turret in south-east corner.
4-light perpendicular west window with 2-centre arch. Square sound holes
with quatrefoil tracery. 2-light belfry windows with 4-centre arches.
Crenellated parapet with stone shield panels and early C20 corner pinnacles.
5 bay nave with 3-light perpendicular windows with 4-centre arches.
2 storeyed porch:- semi-octagonal attached shafts and 2-centre arch with
spandrels to outer doorway. Tall central statue niche with triangular
pilasters and crocketed finial at first floor flanked by cusped lancet
windows with square heads. A frieze of 5 flushwork panels and one of
badly weathered stone shields separates the storeys. Single bay north
and south chapels of C.1536 and C1500 respeotively. South chapel with
brick quoins. 2 bay chancel 1479 with 2-light perpendicular windows and
slight perpendicular east window with 2-centre arch. 4-centre stone
wall-arches with attached shafts extending upwards to form corbels.

Listing NGR: TG2346407762

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Source: English Heritage

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