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Gunton Saint Andrew Church NR32 4LQ


Gunton Saint Peter Church, near Cromer, This church considts of nave only, with entrance portico. It was built on the site of an ancient church in the Park, in 1769, by Sir William Harbord, K.B., of a Roman Temple. (Messent) Saint Andrew's is an eighteenth-century church in the form of a Classical temple, tucked away in the landscaped parkland of Gunton Hall. The effect of suddenly coming upon a Palladian portico through the trees is dramatic. It was designed by the leading Scottish architect of the 18th century, Robert Adam, whose designs were influential across the world. It is Adam's only complete church in England. The interior of this neo-Classical gem has a clean, calm simplicity, but with the richness of decorative moulding on the ceiling and elegant dark wood furnishings. Although the grounds of Gunton Hall are private, there is access to the church which is signposted beyond the Hall.St Andrew's Church is a redundant Anglican church adjacent to Gunton Hall, in the parish of Hanworth, Norfolk, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building, and is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Adam

Gunton Saint Peter Church NR32 4LQ.