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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Old Buckenham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4816 / 52°28'53"N

Longitude: 1.0433 / 1°2'35"E

OS Eastings: 606754

OS Northings: 291431

OS Grid: TM067914

Mapcode National: GBR TGJ.DLP

Mapcode Global: VHL8M.1WFG

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220357

Location: Old Buckenham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR17

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Old Buckenham

Built-Up Area: Old Buckenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Buckenham Old All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/110 Church of All Saints

Parish church. C12, rebuilt early C14, restored 1858. Rendered flint with
ashlar quoins and thatched roofs. West tower, nave, north aisle, chancel.
Octagonal tower in 2 stages with roll moulded shafts at corners reappearing
on moulded plinths below base course. 2-light reticulated west window with
arched trefoil window above. String course at belfry stage. 2-light louvred
Y belfry windows and similar to alternating faces but blocked with knapped
flint. C17 brick parapet with stepped crenellations. West wall of nave C12
of carstone masonry. C15 gabled south porch with lead roof, the arched opening
hollow and chamfer moulded. Inner doorway wave moulded. Blocked east and
west windows. 4 panel traceried nave windows of 2 or 3 lights under segmental
or depressed arches. Rebated chancel with lower roof lit by 3 2-light Y
windows under hoods on head stops. Arched priest's door with brick repairs.
East wall of chancel rebuilt in brick C19 with flat buttress to south. Flint
base course. 3-light intersecting east window. One Y window to north chancel.
3-light C15 panel window to east of north aisle and 3 similar to north wall
separated by flat buttresses, that to corners diagonal. C12 north door with
round arch decorated with cable and stud supported on single order of shafts
with scalloped capitals. Square imposts. C17 timber door. 2 pointed 2-light
C19 windows complete fenestration of aisle. Interior. 4 bay north arcade
of late C14. Quatrefoil piers with hollow fillets between lobes on moulded
base and polygonal plinth. Moulded capitals and double hollow chamfered
arches. Scissor braced and plastered nave roof. Aisle roof with crenellated
wall plate, moulded purlin and transverse beams on arched braces with traceried
spandrels. C15 octagonal font with alternating designs : shields in split
cusped circles and encircled quatrefoils. Grotesque heads below and plinth
with engaged columns. Base of C15 screen at east end of aisle comprising
2 tiers of paired blind, lights with carved and repainted tracery. Nave seating
1858. C15 stall ends in chancel poppyhead with carved figures of prophets.
Boarded scissor braced roof. Some C15 glass in 2 eastern south nave window
heads. Royal arms of George III on west wall. C15 inner south door.

Listing NGR: TM0675491431

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