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© Mr Peter Warwick

IoE Number: 224474
Location: CHURCH OF ST BOTOLPH,
  COLBY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr Peter Warwick
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 04 October 1960
Date of last amendment: 04 October 1960
Grade I

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TG 22 NWCOLBYBANNINGHAM9/27Church of St.Botolph4:10:60

TG 22 NW COLBY BANNINGHAM 9/27 Church of St.Botolph 4:10:60 - I Parish church. Medieval. Flint, brick repairs, stone dressings. Lead roof. No roof covering to chancel during restoration of 1986. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch. Embattled 4-stage tower with diagonal buttresses. Flushwork to base and buttresses. West door with shields in the spandrels. Transomed west window of 3 lights with panel tracery; change in walling above this from flint rubble to knapped flint; square ringing-chamber openings with tracery; 2-light bell-openings with panel tracery; gargoyles; flushwork to battlements; external stair to south east corner with cruciform and cusped lights. 3 bay nave. South aisle with 2 massive triangular brick buttresses probably of C18, diagonal buttress; one C19 3-light Perpendicular window; one 3-light window with panel tracery. Extension to south aisle forming side chapel with 3-light C19 window. North aisle has door to first bay; one 3-light Perpendicular window restored in C19, one 3-light window with panel tracery. Clerestorey has 2 2-light C19 windows per bay with alternate brick and flint voussoirs. 2 bay buttressed chancel with one single light window and one 2-light Decorated window to north. To south a C19 cusped Y-tracery window and a priest's door. 4-light C19 east window with reticulated tracery. South porch to first aisle bay, buttressed; parapet gable. Inside porch 2 recesses on east and west walls having freestanding square shafts, chamfered to front; polygonal abaci and bases. Ogee headed doorway to nave, continuous roll and fillet moulding and figure stops to hood mould. Interior. C14 arcade of clustered shafts with fillets in the angles. Hammerbeam roof with figures, traceried ashlaring; tracery in spandrels; wall-posts supported on embattled corbels. Bosses. Arch-braced aisle roofs. Tall tower arch with attached shaft. Chancel arch dismantled and being rebuilt during survey of 1986. Arch braced roof to chancel. South chapel with 4-centred arch to chancel. Wall-painting to north nave wall. Some medieval painted glass in north and south aisle windows assembled in 1977. Some box pews, rest C19 fittings. Octagonal font; font cover C18 with slight Tuscan columns, ogee arched top and ball finial.

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