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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Horsford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6915 / 52°41'29"N

Longitude: 1.2493 / 1°14'57"E

OS Eastings: 619684

OS Northings: 315379

OS Grid: TG196153

Mapcode National: GBR VFL.BN1

Mapcode Global: WHMT7.5L5Z

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 10 May 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228419

Location: Horsford, Broadland, Norfolk, NR10

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Horsford

Built-Up Area: Horsford

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Horsford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/28 Parish Church of All
10.5.61. Saints.

G.V. II*

Parish Church, medieval and later. Flint, flint and brick render, with
stone dressings. Roofs of pantiles and thatch. West tower, north aisle,
south porch, nave and chancel. 3 stage tower of 1456 with diagonal
buttresses and stair turret to north east. 2-light Perpendicular west
window. Squared traceried sound holes with hood moulds. 2-light bell
openings with Reticulated tracery. Battlemented flushwork parapet.
North aisle, 1869, gabled to east and west. 3 bays. Rectangular headed
windows of 2 and 3 lights with Reticulated style tracery. Parapet gables.
C20 boiler house at its west end. C13 doorway to north at west end of
nave. C19 south porch in Perpendicular style. 4 bay nave with 3-light
Perpendicular windows with rectangular heads, and flowing tracery containing
central quatrefoil. The outer windows appear heavily restored. One bay
chancel, mostly rendered, but with the date 1705 in the flintwork of the
gable. Double lancet to north, and 3-light stepped lancets to east.
Central southern priest's door with small rectangular chamfered window
to its west. Parapet gables. Interior mainly C19. The tower arch has
3 components, from probably at least 2 builds. C15 stair tower door with
studded cover strips. Stoup to east of south door. C19, 3 bay north
arcade. C19 scissor trussed roofs. C19 chancel arch. Tomb recess in
north chancel wall. C13 piscina with cusped head. Stone battlemented
candle holder on north wall. Heavily restored C15 screen. C20 altar
rails using late C17 stair balusters. C12 font. Rectangular bowl of
Purbeck Marble with blind arcade, on 5 columns on modern base. Medieval
glass fragments in south nave window. South east nave window by Zettler
of Munich c.1893. Wall monument to Jane Maria Day, died 1777 by J. Wilton.
Urn on plinth with a wreath. Bequests of 1447, 1457, 1471 and 1473 for
"Reparation of Church and Tower". Norfolk Archaeology. Vol. XXXVIII part III.

Listing NGR: TG1968415379

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