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CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, Norwich - 1051891 | Historic England

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CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1051891
Date first listed:
26-Feb-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, ST ANDREW'S STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, ST ANDREW'S STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
Norwich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 23109 08716

Details

TG 2308 NW ST. ANDREW'S STREET (south side) 16/700 26.2.54 CHURCH OF ST ANDREW GV I Parish Church. Tower 1467 to 1498. South porch C1469. North Porch C.1474 Church 1499 to 1518. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Ashlar facing on nave and chancel. Lead roof. West tower. Nave and chancel in one. North and south aisles and porches. Rood turret against south aisle. 4-stage tower with panelled diagonal buttresses and stair turret on south side. West door with badly weathered shield frieze above. 4-light west window with 2-centre arch. large 3-light belfry windows with intersecting tracery. 2-storey porches built against the tower and in line with the aisles. 5 bays to nave and chancel with an un-aisled half-bay at the east end. Large 4-light perpendicular windows with 2-centre arches. Eleven clerestory windows with triangular pilasters between. The east end has cusped flushwork below plinth with stone shield frieze above. Three statue niches and 2 armorial shields below large 5-light perpendicular east window with 4-centre arch. Small diagonal corner buttresses with run-out concave hollows. Post-medieval re-build of vestry above plinth at the end of the south aisle. The aisle piers have 4 shafts with a concave moulding on the diagonal face. Blind cusped tracery below clerestory windows. Low-pitched roof with heavy ridge-piece and single butt-purlins. Arch-bracing forming a 4-centre profile and springing from wall-shafts supported on angel corbels. The Suckling Chapel in the north aisle is enclosed by an open traceried screen. Good monuments to Robert Suckling (1589). Francis Rugge (1607). Robert Garsett (1613) and Sir John Sucking (1613). Many 018 monuments. Victorian font and pulpit.

Listing NGR: TG2310908716

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
229472
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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