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Latitude: 52.8311 / 52°49'52"N
Longitude: 0.8001 / 0°48'0"E
OS Eastings: 588728
OS Northings: 329630
OS Grid: TF887296
Mapcode National: GBR R78.K2T
Mapcode Global: WHKQ5.837F
Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas Shereford
Listing Date: 6 March 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1049293
English Heritage Legacy ID: 223834
Location: Dunton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21
District: North Norfolk
Civil Parish: Dunton
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Shereford with Dunton
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TF 82 NE DUNTON SHEREFORD
6/3 Church of St. Nicholas
Parish church. Norman tower and nave, c.1300 and later details to nave and
chancel. Flint with some carstone and stone dressings; leaded tower, slated
nave and tiled chancel roofs. Round tower at west, nave, south porch and chancel.
Tower with one 2-light moulded brick mullioned window and 2 switch tracery
mullioned windows. Conical lead roof with valance. Norman south door with
2 orders of shafts with capitals and 5 superimposed arches, 2 with roll-
mouldings. Nave south wall with one 3-light Decorated window, one splayed
Norman window, one paired lancet; to chancel one straight headed Decorated
2-light window. One 2-light switch tracery window. South priest's door
c.1300. Nave north wall with EE north door c.13OO with shafts missing;
2 2-light switch tracery windows of c.1300 re-used in built up former north
arcade of c.1300. Elaborate Decorated 3-light east window with flowing
tracery. Interior: Norman round headed tower arch with stone quoins and
imposts, simpler south door arch. 3 bay north arcade built into wall.
No chancel arch. Chancel south angle piscina with colonnette forming part of
window embrasure. Chancel north: unmoulded Easter recess with EE tomb slab
with floriated cross. Norman font: solid base and shaft with 4 angle
colonnettes, bowl with scalloped base. Mid C19 nave and chancel roofs.
Listing NGR: TF8872829630
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