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List entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL TO CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1372689

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL TO CHURCHYARD, THE STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorfolkBroadlandDistrict AuthorityWeston Longville

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-May-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Oct-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228439

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Details

TG 11 NW WESTON LONGVILLE THE STREET, south side

2/48 Church of All Saints 10.5.61. including boundary wall to churchyard. (formerly listed as Church of All Saints) G.V. I Parish church. Fabric principally of C14 with C13 west tower. Flint with some brick and conglomerate; limestone dressings. Nave and chancel plain tiled, aisle roofs leaded, C20 black-glazed pantiles on porch. Squat, square unbuttressed west tower with semi-circular headed ball openings with "Y" tracery. C15 south porch with angle buttresses to gable wall. Remains of flushwork panels in spandrels above entrance arch, frieze of panels with shields above surmounted by ogee-headed niche and arms of the French Merchant Adventurers. C18 memorial tablet to the Duning family (+ 1738) reset in gable wall. South aisle unbuttressed with three 3-light Perpendicular windows. Carved head-corbel to east parapet. Decorated chancel with flowing tracery, much renewed in a restoration of 1880; priest's door in south wall. East window of north aisle has three cusped lancets under a four-centred arch. Perpendicular north windows of three lights under a square label, probably of 1880. North doorway with continuous hollow chamfer. Five bay clerestorey of quatrefoils. South door and ironwork medieval. North and south arcades C14, of six bays with octagonal piers and arches with double chamfers. One chamfer hollow on south side, suggesting a slightly earlier date . C15 Perpendicular painted screen with twelve painted panels in dado depicting the Apostles; panel tracery above ogee headed arches. Good painted figures on north and south sides of chancel arch and on the north aisle wall a fine C14 wall painting of the Tree of Jesse. Rood stair on south side of chancel arch. Fine C14 piscina and triple sedilia on south chancel wall. Pre- Reformation altar slab moved from nave to sanctuary in 1880; reredos with mosaic inlay of the same period. Roofs C19 : crown posts on tie beams in nave; arch-braced principal rafters with boarded and facetted ceiling in chancel. Monuments: to the Thorne family (1811 and later) on north aisle wall; to Henry Rookwood (+ 1718) on east wall of south aisle; to Rev. James Woodforde (+ 1803) on north wall of chancel. (Woodforde, the well known C18 diarist, was rector of Weston Longville from 1775.) Font with plain octagonal bowl on large central column and four shafts of Purbeck marble. Part of font base incorporates an early carving of a crucifix, said to be Saxon. Brass, 1533,to Elizabeth Rokewood. Churchyard wall of flint with brick capping and half-round copings; included for group value and for re-use of fragments of medieval window tracery at south east corner.

Listing NGR: TG1134415866

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National Grid Reference: TG 11344 15866

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