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Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG


Wacton Magna All Saints Church, near Long Stratton, round tower, 3 bells, nave and chancel. The base of the tower is Norman and later above. The rest of the church is a mixture of all three periods of Gothic. There is a memorial tablet to John Pilborough, died 1772 and one to the Baker family, dated 1741. There is a brass to John Knyvett de Ashwouldthorpe, dated 1623. There is a very fine piscina in the chancel and sedilia also remains. the doorway and staircase to the rood loft can be traced. The ancient carved font is of interest. Cautley wrote, west tower, nave and chancel. The round tower is probably pre-Conquest. Very nice 14th century windows. modern roofs and benches. Interesting rood loft stairs complete, the stairs are cut through a sill of window. Late 14th century sedilia and piscina, with coupled columns and ogee foiled canopy. Late 17th century rails, Stuart table and Hanoverian Arms. Wacton Magna All Saints Church, is a church with an ancient story, and a big common at one end make Wacton a pleasant place. The Normans built most of its low round tower, now ivy-grown and with red brick top peeping over the high roof of the nave; the nave itself, which has flint walls and fine windows, comes from about the time of Richard the Second, as most of the church does. the neat nave and chancel are divided by the upper part of a medieval screen with traceried bays. There are fine seats for the priests, Jacobean altar rails, an ancient door with original strap hinges, and a 15th century font carved with symbols of Evangelists on the bowl, and four lions around the stem.


Wacton Magna All Saints Church Postcode, NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG
Wacton Magna All Saints Church NR15 2UG