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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Quidenham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4494 / 52°26'57"N

Longitude: 0.9835 / 0°59'0"E

OS Eastings: 602840

OS Northings: 287675

OS Grid: TM028876

Mapcode National: GBR SFH.HGF

Mapcode Global: VHKCB.0P9P

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220382

Location: Quidenham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR16

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Quidenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Quidenham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 08 NW QUIDENHAM QUIDENHAM

7/135 Church of St. Andrew
16.7.58
II*

Parish church. Flint with ashlar dressings and machine tiled roofs. Early
C11 west tower, late C11 nave remodelled late C13, south aisle late C13 rebuilt
C19, early C14 chancel restored C19, north transept C19. 2 stage round tower,
the lower stage C11. 2-light late C14 Perpendicular west window above remains
at triangular-headed Anglo-Saxon window. 4 blocked early C11 ringing chamber
windows are circular. String course below late C14 octagonal belfry stage
with 2-light restored cusped panel windows, each alternate one blocked with
knapped flint. Crenellated parapet with finials. Octagonal plain tiled spire
1857. C19 south aisle of knapped flint, the west window possibly late C13
reset : 2-light with cusped arches supporting cusped triangle under hood with
relieving arch. Gabled south porch with diagonal buttresses and reset door
arch below sundial. 2-light square side windows. Flushwork buttresses to
aisle and 3 2-light Perpendicular windows. 2 chancel south windows 2-light
with reticulation units set into substantially C19 masonry. String course
above Priest's door. Diagonal east buttresses. 4-light east window with
cusped lights and 2 large reticulation units in Y frame with central mouchette.
One 2-light reticulated north chancel window. Gabled north transept with
diagonal buttresses and 3-light north window. 2 2-light C19 Y windows to
nave. Late C11 Norman north door : single order of shafts with volute capitals
hinting at waterleaf, and roll moulded arch. Interior. Tall semi-circular
tower arch on square imposts, the arch blocked by screen which is portion
of C16 rood screen. 4 bay C19 arcade but with late C13 responds east and
west : quatrefoil piers with fillets between lobes with moulded bases and
capitals. Double hollow chamfered arches. Octagonal font. Boarded scissor
braced nave and chancel roofs. C19 chancel arch. C19 arched and cusped
sedilia and piscina in chancel with 2 similar niches flanking east window.
3 reused late C11 shafts set into chancel north walls with volute capitals.
2 memorial tablets in north chancel wall to Lord Sandys 1700 (west) and Lady
Alathea Sandys 1679 (east). Curved timber Royal Arms over tower arch and
poor box on turned shaft dated 1639.


Listing NGR: TM0284087675

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