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© Mr John Giles

IoE Number: 221718
Location: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, ST ANDREWS WALK
  WEST DEREHAM, KINGS LYNN AND WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr John Giles
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 08 July 1959
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1959
Grade I

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TF 60 SEWEST DEREHAMST ANDREWS WALK11/63Church of St Andrew4/63

TF 60 SE WEST DEREHAM ST ANDREWS WALK 11/63 Church of St Andrew 4/63 8.7.59 GV I Parish church. Late C12 west tower, remainder early C15, restored 1895. Tower of ferruginous conglomerate, remainder of carstone and flint with ashlar dressings. Plain tiled roofs. Three stage round tower. Restored round arched west window. Second stage of smaller circumference above set-off is pierced by one round-headed lancet to west and further blocked lancet to north. C14 octagonal brick belfry stage with one 2-light Y tracery window each facet set within recess defined at top by frieze of 5 round arches. Alternate pairs of windows blocked. Plain parapet. Late C17 south porch of rendered brick with shaped gable. Outer door jambs and arch of re-used medieval material. Statutory niche with triangular hood on head stops in gable. Two-light square-headed side windows. Interior of porch barrel vaulter with transverse ribs. Early C13 inner south door: one order of shafts with bell capitals support square imposts and deeply undercut moulded pointed arch. Four flat buttresses with one set-off to nave north and south, the 2 eastern bays with 3-light Perpendicular windows under depressed arches. Windows with stepped transoms above ogee arches. Chancel with 2 3-light Perpendicular windows beneath pointed arches on south side, one on north side. Stepped buttress and priests' door to south. Diagonal east buttresses. Three-light Perpendicular panel tracery east window with crenellated transom. Gabled C19 vestry to north. Blocked wave moulded north nave door. Interior. Pointed tower arch. C14 octagonal front with facets of bowl decorated with quatrefoils. C19 scissors braced nave roof with crenellated tie beam. Rood stairs survive. Triple chamfered tower arch. C19 crown post chancel roof on chamfered tie beam. Embattled C15 wall plate survives. C17 iron twist altar rails. Early C17 pulpit: punched arcading on fluted pilaster strips above dado of rectangular panels with diamond fielding; scrolled consoles support reading desk. Early C17 reading desk with similar decoration and details. One south nave window retains C15 glass in head. Wall monument to Colonel Edmond Soames (died 1706) against south chancel wall 1710, signed by Robert Singleton (of Bury St Edmunds). White, pink and grey marble. Pedestal with inscription plaque. Life size statue of Colonel Soames in military dress against round-headed grey ground. Open pediment with central cartouche and swags supported on carved pilasters right and left. Wall monument in north chancel wall to Thomas Dereham 1722: marble with pilaster strapwork above inscription panel cartouche. Apron acting as pedestal extends to ground. To left wall monument to Robert (died 1612) and Thomas Dereham (died 1559); marble with black slate inscription tablet framed by pilasters support- ing decorated architrave. Composition with crowning achievement and scrolled apron.

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