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Church of St John De Sepulchre

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6216 / 52°37'17"N

Longitude: 1.3 / 1°17'59"E

OS Eastings: 623464

OS Northings: 307762

OS Grid: TG234077

Mapcode National: GBR WB0.QX

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.YC6K

Entry Name: Church of St John De Sepulchre

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228787

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St John, Timberhill

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(south-west side)
26.2.54 Church of St. John deSapulchre
Parish Church. C15 and C16. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Lead roof
to nave, pin tile to chancel. West tower, nave and chancel. North and
south transept chapels. North porch. South vestry. 3-stage tower with
4-stages of diagonal buttressing and stair turret in south-east corner.
4-light perpendicular west window with 2-centre arch. Square sound holes
with quatrefoil tracery. 2-light belfry windows with 4-centre arches.
Crenellated parapet with stone shield panels and early C20 corner pinnacles.
5 bay nave with 3-light perpendicular windows with 4-centre arches.
2 storeyed porch:- semi-octagonal attached shafts and 2-centre arch with
spandrels to outer doorway. Tall central statue niche with triangular
pilasters and crocketed finial at first floor flanked by cusped lancet
windows with square heads. A frieze of 5 flushwork panels and one of
badly weathered stone shields separates the storeys. Single bay north
and south chapels of C.1536 and C1500 respeotively. South chapel with
brick quoins. 2 bay chancel 1479 with 2-light perpendicular windows and
slight perpendicular east window with 2-centre arch. 4-centre stone
wall-arches with attached shafts extending upwards to form corbels.

Listing NGR: TG2346407762

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