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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Honing, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8169 / 52°49'0"N

Longitude: 1.4622 / 1°27'43"E

OS Eastings: 633397

OS Northings: 329989

OS Grid: TG333299

Mapcode National: GBR XGZ.JHC

Mapcode Global: WHMSR.FGJC

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 16 April 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224279

Location: Honing, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR28

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Honing

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Honing with Crostwight

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 32 NW
6/65 Church of All Saints
- I

Parish church. Substantially early C14, restored C19. Flint (partly knapped)
with ashlar dressings. Nave roof of black glazed pantiles, chancel of thatch.
West tower, nave and chancel. 2 stage tower, the top stage removed 1910.
Diagonal western buttresses. Pointed lancet west window. Small rectangular
ringing chamber windows. Stairs at north-west corner. Triangular-headed
window on east face below old roof line. Low pyramid roof to tower, tiled,
of 1910. Square south porch with diagonal buttresses. Chamfered entrance
arch on semi-circular responds with crenellated capitals and polygonal bases.
This arch of rendered brick. Over arch a niche left and right. Plain parapet
with roll moulded top. One arched lancet left of porch. 2 restored Y tracery
windows to right separated by stepped buttress, repeated in north nave wall.
Brick eaves cornice to nave. Eastern nave gable head on carved heads. South
chancel wall pierced by 2 2-light trefoiled square-headed windows, between
which are arched priests' door and wall monument to John Watts 1709 : square
base below coved set-back inscription panel with architrave standing on
scrolled bases. Brick dentiled chancel eaves. Diagonal east buttresses flank
3-light C14 elongated reticulated east window. One 2-light Y traceried north
chancel window. North nave door with roll and chamfer mouldings. Interior.
Double chamfered tower doorway. Double chamfered chancel arch with polygonal
reponds and capitals. C19 scissor braced nave roof and similar chancel roof,
but of heavier timbers. C13 octagonal font. Central Purbeck marble column
and bowl with 8 subsidiary stone columns. Facets of bowl with 2 incised
arches. Excellent late C14 wall paintings on north nave wall. To left of
north doorway Annunication to The Virgin, to right of door St. Christopher.
To east between nave windows the Scenes of the Passion, some no longer
decipherable. These extend into jamb of eastern nave window. C15 chancel
screen of 3 bays right and left of cusped ogeed central opening. Ogeed lights
above dado mainly of C19. Dado with quatrefoils in base of each panel and
cusped and sub-cusped arches at top in the spandrels of which are carvings
of winged angels, animals, sacred heart and other subjects.

Listing NGR: TG3339729989

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