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Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Scoulton, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5706 / 52°34'14"N

Longitude: 0.91 / 0°54'35"E

OS Eastings: 597301

OS Northings: 300957

OS Grid: TF973009

Mapcode National: GBR SCV.WBK

Mapcode Global: WHLSH.YNH4

Entry Name: Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 16 July 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220101

Location: Scoulton, Breckland, Norfolk, NR9

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Scoulton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Woodrising St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

SCOULTON THE STREET
TF 90 SE

2/64

16.7.58 Church of Holy Trinity

I

Parish Church. Early C14. Rubblestone and flint with ashlar quoins. Thatched
nave, slate aisles, pantiled chancel. West tower 4 stages. Clasping buttresses
east, diagonal west with flushwork. 3-light west window with 2 cusped mouchettes
supporting encircled quatrefoil. Slit windows to ringing chamber. Octagonal
belfry on broaches with windows blocked by timber louvres. Stairs in south-
east buttress. C15 south porch with diagonal buttresses decorated with flushwork
and shields. Gabled parapet above niche. Moulded arch with hood mould on stops.
Both aisles with 2-light Y windows with hood mould, some on beak stops and
moulded jambs. 3 chancel south windows of 2-light Y tracery, to west with low
side window. Arched priest's door. East buttresses with chequered flushwork
and elaborate 5-light Perpendicular east window under 4-centred arch of inter-
secting panel tracery type. Low parapet on kneelers with Celtic cross. One
2-light Y window to north chancel. Brick and rendered clay lump vestry. Interior
with 3 bay double hollow chamfered arcades on octagonal piers. Moulded bases
and capitals and hood mould on head stops. Wave moulded tower arch. Deep
sconsion arches to aisle windows with triangular rere arches. Plastered coved
roofs throughout. Chancel with scrolled arched braces. Plain octagonal font.
C17 panelled pulpit with tester and some carving. Arched recess in north
chancel wall with engaged side columns and moulded capitals. 5 cresset holes
in base. Trefoiled piscina in chancel and south aisle. Good C15 doors to south
porch and tower stairs.


Listing NGR: TF9730100957

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