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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cranworth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6043 / 52°36'15"N

Longitude: 0.9568 / 0°57'24"E

OS Eastings: 600321

OS Northings: 304832

OS Grid: TG003048

Mapcode National: GBR SCJ.NQN

Mapcode Global: WHLSB.NSTT

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220804

Location: Cranworth, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Cranworth

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cranworth with Letton and Southburgh

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 00 SW
10/12 Church of St.Andrew
- II*

Parish church. Medieval, thoroughly restored and partially rebuilt in late
C19. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Shingled spire. West
tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel. Late C19 west tower
with angle buttresses and ashlar faced canted stair turret to south. Cusped
lancet west window. Very narrow paired lancets at intermediate stage. Paired
bell openings with trefoil tracery. Crenellated parapet with flushwork and
octagonal spire. Nave with 6 re-set 2-light C14 windows with elaborately
cusped soufflets and 2 windows with mouchettes. One 3-light window to south
in Perpendicular style. Moulded nave doorways. C19 porch in late Medieval
style with lozenge flushwork, cusped Y-traceried side windows and moulded
entrance on polygonal responds. Chancel with Priest's door to south, 3 2-
light Y-traceried windows to south (one with cusping), a 4-light cusped Y-
traceried east window and 2 2-light Y-traceried windows to north (one with
cusping). Interior. Wave-moulded tower and chancel arches on carved head
corbels with polygonal capitals. Very heavily restored double piscina and
sedilia with tri-lobe arches on octagonal shafts. Aumbry to north side
of altar. Surviving dado of Medieval chancel screen with blind tracery and
original paint. Victorian boarded wagon roofs. 3 late C18 wall tablets
in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0032104832

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