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Church of St Ethelbert

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wretham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.48 / 52°28'48"N

Longitude: 0.8186 / 0°49'7"E

OS Eastings: 591505

OS Northings: 290632

OS Grid: TL915906

Mapcode National: GBR RCK.HSR

Mapcode Global: VHKC1.4XMQ

Entry Name: Church of St Ethelbert

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Last Amended: 18 March 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219889

Location: Wretham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Wretham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wretham St Ethelbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

WRETHAM
TL 99 SW
2/66 Church of St Ethelbert
(formerly listed as
Church of St Ethelbert,
East Wretham)

16.7.58 II*

Parish church, C12, rebuilt 1865. Flint with ashlar quoins. Tiled roofs.
West tower and 3 stages and saddleback roof. 2-light belfry windows. 2-
light nave and chancel windows in Decorated style and 3-light chancel east
window. South porch with re-used C12 doorway of 3 orders (nailhead, roll, zig-
zag) with fine waterleaf capitals. Interior with circular piers and waterleaf
capitals of 1865. Moulded arcades. Triple engaged columns to chancel arch
and tall moulded archway. Finely carved naturalistic foliage flanks C19
sedilia. Piscina of similar date. Elaborate font and font cover executed
in C14 style. Good timber roofs to nave and north aisle.


Listing NGR: TL9150590632

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