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Church of the Assumption

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barsham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8668 / 52°52'0"N

Longitude: 0.8285 / 0°49'42"E

OS Eastings: 590484

OS Northings: 333674

OS Grid: TF904336

Mapcode National: GBR R6Y.695

Mapcode Global: WHKPZ.P6QK

Entry Name: Church of the Assumption

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223521

Location: Barsham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Barsham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Barsham East All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of the
6.3.59 Assumption


Parish church. Flint walls with stone dressings and red pantiled roof. C11 or C12
nave, C20 south porch, and early C14 chancel. C11 or C12 splayed round windows in
nave north wall and over the chancel arch a triangular headed door; the existing
chancel is perhaps an extension of an C11 or C12 sanctuary tower. Norman north door
and nave south window; Norman south door framed by C13 early English arched surround
with shafts, shaft-rings, leaf capitals keel roll and zigzag mouldings. Nave of
2 bays with one curvilinear north and south window and "Y" tracery west window.
Chancel with "Y" tracery south window and 3-light intersected tracery east window.
Interior restored c1938, including new chancel arch and chancel roof; C19 tie beam
roof to nave. C18 font on stem. Nave and chancel benches 1954 by Margaret Tarrent.
East window Ward and Hughes 1893.

Listing NGR: TF9048433674

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