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Christ Church, Norwich

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 228906

OS Grid Reference: TG2161507327
OS Grid Coordinates: 621615, 307327
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6185, 1.2724

Location: 3 Church Ave E, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7QX

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR4 7QX

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Listing Text

5.6.72 Christ Church
- II
Parish Church. 1872 by J.H. Brown and J.B. Pearce; Builder: J.W. Lacey,
completed 1879. South aisle added 1912 by J.E. Burton; porch added 1913
by E. Buckingham, knapped flint with bath stone dressings and red brick
bands; slate roof. Aisled cruciform plan with pentangular chancel apse.
2-light windows in north aisle and 4-light west window have geometrical
tracery. Perpendicular Slight east window and similar windows in south
aisle. Round clerestory windows. Belfry above south transept. Interior
nave of 4 bays and crossing has arcade of 2-centred arches on round (north
and octagonal (south) piers with highly stylised Romanesque details and
finely carved capital on the north side. Arch-and scissor-braced roof
on foliated corbels. Some fragments of C15 glass in the porch window.
Source: P. Hepworth, Eaton Parish and its Churches, Norwich 1968

Listing NGR: TG2161507327

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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