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Church of St Botolph

A Grade I Listed Building in Westwick, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7827 / 52°46'57"N

Longitude: 1.3884 / 1°23'18"E

OS Eastings: 628603

OS Northings: 325950

OS Grid: TG286259

Mapcode National: GBR WFY.HV1

Mapcode Global: WHMSX.9BC2

Entry Name: Church of St Botolph

Listing Date: 16 April 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224182

Location: Westwick, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR10

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Westwick

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Westwick St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

WESTWICK
TG 22 NE
4/36 Church of St.Botolph
16:4:55

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint and stone, slate and lead roofs.
West tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch and chancel. Embattled
west tower of 4 stages, diagonal buttresses. Building of tower referred to in
in wills from 1460 to 1474. Stone frieze to base carved with emblems of the
Passion. C19 Perpendicular 3-light west window; square ringing-chamber
openings with tracery, under hood moulds; C19 Perpendicular 2-light bell-
openings; C19 battlements with crocketed finials. 4-bay buttressed nave with
diagonal buttresses. 3 C19 2-light Decorated windows to south aisle. Beneath
middle window a memorial tablet of 1748 with cherubs head to top and skull
to apron. North aisle with doorway to first bay, 2 brick Y-tracery windows.
Blind clerestorey. Buttressed chancel of 2 bays with diagonal buttresses,
south wall of knapped flint. Priest's door, now glazed, under 4-centred arch
with hood-mould. C19 east window of 4 -lights. Porch to first south aisle
bay with probably C18 vault. Interior. North and south arcades with octagonal
piers, double chamfered arches. Stone corbels with heads to support roof.
C19 king-post roof. Aisles with arch-braced roofs. Chancel with C19 roof.
Box-pew in chancel. Heavily restored screen with C19 upper parts. C19
parclose screens. Painted arms of Victoria over tower screen. Plaque
recording restoration of 1845 over south door. Octagonal font with 4 lions
to base, 8 panels with alternating rosettes and leaves to bowl.


Listing NGR: TG2860325950

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