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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Lexham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7202 / 52°43'12"N

Longitude: 0.7523 / 0°45'8"E

OS Eastings: 585980

OS Northings: 317165

OS Grid: TF859171

Mapcode National: GBR R8K.K0C

Mapcode Global: WHKQJ.JWFJ

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220411

Location: Lexham, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Lexham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Lexham East St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/10 Church of St.Andrew
- I

Parish church. Cll and later. Rendered flint except tower with ashlar
dressings. Round western tower, aisleless nave with south porch and
chancel. 2 of 3 bell-openings unique; the 2 hewn out of single slabs
of stone, one to form a Patée formée cross motif and the other a twin open-
ing with bulbous central shaft and bow tie shaped capital and base. Third
opening recognizable as twin arches on central shaft beneath a single
relieving arch. Long and short western quoins. 2 post-medieval 3-light
nave windows and similar 2-light chancel windows. C15 east window of
3 lights with embattled transoms. Interior without chancel or tower
arches. Angle piscina with one stiff lea respond capital and cusped arches
one with ogee arch forming spandrels with blind tracery. One blocked
2-light window to north with trefoil heads. Roof of 1837. Included grade
I for unique bell-openings.

Listing NGR: TF8598017165

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