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Church of St Andrew and St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7089 / 52°42'31"N

Longitude: 0.8583 / 0°51'29"E

OS Eastings: 593187

OS Northings: 316189

OS Grid: TF931161

Mapcode National: GBR R8X.1V3

Mapcode Global: WHLRX.45YN

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew and St Peter

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220771

Location: Longham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Longham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Longham St Andrew and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 91 NW LONGHAM

2/24 Church of St.Andrew
30/5/60 and St.Peter.

- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Plaintile and pantile roofs. West Tower; aisleless nave with
south porch; chancel with vestry to north. Truncated west tower probably
C15 with diagonal buttresses. Canted stair projection to south. Restored
3-light Perpendicular west window with embattled transom. Partially rebuilt
bell stage with one plain arched bell opening to east and a gault brick dressed
crenellated parapet. Extensively buttressed nave with 5 3-light Perpendicular
windows with embattled transoms. Wave moulded south doorway and hollow
chamfered north doorway. Porch with a re-set C15 entrance arch with blind
traceried spandrels. Modern chancel with brick dressings and a moulded brick
cornice. 2 re-used 2-light late-Medieval south windows and a modern 3-light
east window in Perpendicular style. Wave moulded tower arch on polygonal
responds. Plain chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds. Surviving
rood stair to south. Medieval chancel screen with carved tracery and some
traces of original paint. Modern polygonal font.


Listing NGR: TF9318716189

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