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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Walcott, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8316 / 52°49'53"N

Longitude: 1.5029 / 1°30'10"E

OS Eastings: 636058

OS Northings: 331754

OS Grid: TG360317

Mapcode National: GBR XGV.GSL

Mapcode Global: WHMSS.13Y2

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 16 April 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224268

Location: Walcott, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR12

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Walcott

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Walcot All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

HAPPISBURGH WALCOTT
TG 33 SE
Coast Road
5/53 Church of All Saints
16.4.55
- I

Parish church. C15 and C16 (bequests for construction recorded as follows:
1427 nave, 1453 and 1474 tower, 1467 porch, 1534 to "covering the church").
Restored 1854-77 by R.M. Phipson. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate
roofs. West tower, nave and chancel. 3 stage tower supported by diagonal
buttresses. Tower plinth decorated with flushwork trefoiled arcade. Arched
west door with wave mouldings below square hood. Carved spandrels. 4-light
west window with Perpendicular tracery. String courses between storeys.
Square ringing chamber ventilation holes with openwork tracery wheels. 2-
light quatrefoiled belfry windows. Flushwork crenellated parapet with stepped
merlons. Tower stairs to south east. Buttresses emphasised by chequered
flushwork at junctions with tower. Angle buttresses to west end of nave,
stepped side buttresses to flanks. Gabled south porch with diagonal
buttresses emphasised by chequered flushwork as tower. Moulded arched doorway.
Wrought iron porch gates by Fitt and Parke of Stalham, mid C19, with arrowhead
finials to verticals. Inner doorway moulded with waves and hollows. Arched
side lights. Arched north door with double wave moulded jambs, as have the
3 3-light Perpendicular nave windows to each side. Stepped side buttresses
to chancel separate 2 2-light mouchette windows. Arched priests' door to
south. Window jambs moulded as nave. Diagonal east buttresses. 4-light
Flowing east window by Phipson. Interior. Double wave and hollow moulded
tower arch with semi-circular responds on polygonal bases and capitals.
Similar chancel arch responds carrying hollow and keeled roll moulded arch.
C15 screen of 3 bays right and left of ogeed central opening. Lights to bays
ogeed and cusped below rising tracery mullions. C13 Purbeck marble octagonal
font with 2 arches to each facet of bowl. Bowl supported on central shaft
and 8 columns (one missing) of later date. C19 nave roof of principals on
arched braces and 2 tiers staggered taper-tenoned butt purlins. Chancel roof
similar but with one tier purlins. Sedilia and piscina in chancel of cusped
and sub-cusped arches under square hood.


Listing NGR: TG3605831754

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