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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wretham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4731 / 52°28'23"N

Longitude: 0.8669 / 0°52'0"E

OS Eastings: 594811

OS Northings: 289994

OS Grid: TL948899

Mapcode National: GBR RCM.XN7

Mapcode Global: VHKC7.Z34G

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219895

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 98 NW
5/61 ILLINGTON
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

16.7.58 II*

Parish church. Mostly early C15, restored 1887. West tower 3 storeys with
set-off buttresses and flat stair turret on S.E. corner. Pierced ringing
chamber ventilation panels. 2-light belfry windows and flushwork battlements.
Nave and chancel windows much restored. 2 C12 interior splay windows to
north and south. Large mullioned window blocks remain of south arcade
opening. Perpendicular east and west windows. Interior has perpendicular
chancel arch with wave mouldings and semi-octagonal piers. Nave roof of
4 bays with hammerbeams, collars and collar braces. 2 butt purlins. Some
timbers renewed. Chancel roof of small hammerbeam posts supporting arched
braces only. Principal rafters intact with four collar beams. All roof
timbers extensively rebuilt using original material in 1887.


Listing NGR: TL9481189994

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