TL8783 : Church of St Cuthbert

taken 11 months ago, near to Thetford, Norfolk, Great Britain

This is 1 of 6 images, with title Church of St Cuthbert in this square
Church of St Cuthbert
Church of St Cuthbert
Church of St Cuthbert, Thetford
The earliest parts of this church date from the 13th century and include the south doorway and piscina in the chancel. However, the church was heavily restored in the 19th century with the tower being rebuilt in 1852 and more general work being carried out in 1862. Inside is a Norman font from St Mary The Less and a plain oak rood screen dating to 1865.
Grade II* listed. LinkExternal link
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8711 8305 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.8064N 0:44.9832E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8711 8307
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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