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West Acre All Saint's Church.

West Acre All Saint's Church.



West Acre Church of All Saints was restored in periods 14th, 15th, 17th and 19th centuries. Formerly a dependency of West Acre Priory, restored by Sir Edward Barkham, Lord of the Manor from the 1600 and Lord Mayor of London years 1621,1638. All saint's has an example of a Gothic survival or early Gothic Revival restoration. Knapped flint with ashlar dressings,
slate roofs. Barkham coat of arms with cartouche is on the west face.
Clock, 1907 with letters of Christ's Command "Watch and Pray" Capitals and molded arch with central keystone with deers head. Flush keyed arch above. South nave door has simple classical arched embrasure with keystone head, Inscription EW 1538, presumably for 1638, above. 2 bay chancel south side
South priest's door, 2 simple classical arches with keystone and drip mold, inscription above 1638 IFC. Battlemented parapet with coat of arms, one set off angle buttress. 4-light east window, tracery perhaps of c.1900 of Perpendicular inspiration, gable north transept vestry with 3-light Perpendicular style tracery, battlements and set off buttresses. Interior:
14th century chancel arch, perhaps 1638 re-cut capitals. Splayed stone soffits to nave windows dying into embrasure. Primitive tower arch perhaps c.1638 with stop angles and crude chamfering. (From British Listed Buildings site) There is a memorial to William Browne c 1770 by sculptor J. Fellows of King's Lynn who also did others for Wereham, Shropham and Cockley Cley.

Postcode, PE32 1TS
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.


West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.
West Acre All Saint's Church.