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St Edmunds Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6342 / 52°38'3"N

Longitude: 1.299 / 1°17'56"E

OS Eastings: 623335

OS Northings: 309164

OS Grid: TG233091

Mapcode National: GBR W9V.KL

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.X1RV

Entry Name: St Edmunds Church

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229091

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St George, Colegate

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2309 SW FISHERGATE
(south side)
11/337
5.6.72 St. Edmunds Church
- I
Former parish church now redundant. C15 and C16. Flint with stone and
brick dressings. Slate roof. West tower. Nave and chancel in one.
South aisle and south chapel. North porch and C19 vestry. 3-stage tower
with 2-stage diagonal buttresses. 3-light perpendicular west window.
Square sound holes with rose tracery and 2-light cusped belfry windows.
Flat parapet. 2 and 3-light perpendicular windows to nave. Single-storey
porch with gable and single angle buttresses. Scar of rood turret on
north wall. Tower arch. Fine butt-purlin roof with attached arch-braces
springing from wall-posts. Curving well-braces spring from alternate wall-posts.
Carved bosses at the intersection of the ridge-piece and principal rafters.
Building sequence:- In 1441 a south chapel was added to the aisle-less nave
and chancel. This now forms the central part of the aisle. Late C15 the
chapel was extended to form the south aisle and in the early C16 extended east
to form chancel aisle.


Listing NGR: TG2333509164

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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