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Church of St Andrew, Norwich

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229472

OS Grid Reference: TG2310908716
OS Grid Coordinates: 623109, 308716
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6303, 1.2954

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR3 1AU

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Listing Text

(south side)
Parish Church. Tower 1467 to 1498. South porch C1469. North Porch C.1474
Church 1499 to 1518. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Ashlar facing
on nave and chancel. Lead roof. West tower. Nave and chancel in one.
North and south aisles and porches. Rood turret against south aisle.
4-stage tower with panelled diagonal buttresses and stair turret on south
side. West door with badly weathered shield frieze above. 4-light west
window with 2-centre arch. large 3-light belfry windows with intersecting
tracery. 2-storey porches built against the tower and in line with the
aisles. 5 bays to nave and chancel with an un-aisled half-bay at the east
end. Large 4-light perpendicular windows with 2-centre arches. Eleven
clerestory windows with triangular pilasters between. The east end has
cusped flushwork below plinth with stone shield frieze above. Three statue
niches and 2 armorial shields below large 5-light perpendicular east window
with 4-centre arch. Small diagonal corner buttresses with run-out concave
hollows. Post-medieval re-build of vestry above plinth at the end of the
south aisle. The aisle piers have 4 shafts with a concave moulding on the
diagonal face. Blind cusped tracery below clerestory windows. Low-pitched
roof with heavy ridge-piece and single butt-purlins. Arch-bracing forming
a 4-centre profile and springing from wall-shafts supported on angel corbels.
The Suckling Chapel in the north aisle is enclosed by an open traceried screen.
Good monuments to Robert Suckling (1589). Francis Rugge (1607).
Robert Garsett (1613) and Sir John Sucking (1613). Many 018 monuments.
Victorian font and pulpit.

Listing NGR: TG2310908716

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Source: English Heritage

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