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Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.



Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church, British Listed Buildings has this church as a church that has the roof has a scissor-brace truss. The tower, chancel and transept arches are Perpendicular Period (14th century) in style. Over the chancel arch is a 19th century wall-painted script which reads ‘HOLY HOLY HOLY, LORD, GOD ALMIGHTY’ beneath which, on either side of the arch, are painted panels with scrolls and foliate motifs. The altar at Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church,has a coloured marble reredos flanked by wall paintings of kneeling angels. In the south wall of the chancel, there is a sedile and a piscina with an ogee arch and figurative label stops. The East window was formerly in Saint Mary’s Church; the stained glass by Gibbs and Howard commemorates Charles Eyres, the Rector who died on All Saints day 1875. The window in the south wall of the chancel, also by Gibbs and Howard, was given by Alfred Day, Rector, to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee in 1897. The east window in the south wall of the nave depicts Saint Wolstan of Bawburgh. The west window in the south wall of the nave, given in 1962, depicts St Fursey, the supposed founder of the parish. Near to the door is an aumbry a small recess or cupboard in the wall of a church. .FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: Most fixtures and fittings are of 1883, apart from in the porch, where two 15th century poppyhead pews and two 14th century sarcophagus lids from Saint Mary’s are fixed. The 19th century font may rest on an earlier pedestal and has a carved wooden cover. Attached to the north wall of the aisle is a decorative war memorial to the parish dead of both World Wars. In the north transept is an early- circa 20th century organ, and in the attached vestry there is a late-19th century fireplace.


Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church, Post code NR9-3BH.

Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.
Great Melton, All Saints and Saint Mary Church. NR9-3BH.