Recent Grants

Southburgh, St Andrew

£2,500

High level repairs on the north side, following storm damage.  Replace slates and guttering

 

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Billingford (by Diss), St Leonard

 

£2,000

Retiling the north slope of the chancel, and eastern half of the north slope of the nave roof.  Remove and replace internal and external hard render in the nave.

 

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Gooderstone, St George

 

£2,000

Repair of south aisle roof using terne coated steel, following lead theft in the Spring.

 

 

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Longham, St Peter & St Andrew

 

£500

Urgent repairs identified in 2019 QIR, including to the tower buttresses

 

 

 

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Wretton, All Saints

£8,000

Removal and repair of three tower pinnacles, plus associated tower repairs.  Repair and refurbishment of gutters and downpipes.

Aslacton, St Michael

£2,000

Repair internal cracks in east and south walls of the chancel

Beachamwell, St Mary

£3,000

Re-thatching south side of the roof, and repairs following the consequential damage from lead theft

 

 

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Wellingham, St Andrew

 

£8,000

Urgent chancel roof repairs to prevent water ingress.  Renewal of lead flashing to nave west gable wall and renewal of bargeboard and Norfolk capping to east gable wall, plus other high level repairs.  Refurbishment and repairs of gutters and downpipes.

Wickmere, St Andrew

 

£2,500

The central panel of the east window has been removed due to its unsafe condition. The church community are eager to restore the window to its former glory.

Woodton, All Saints

 

£1,000

Patch repairs to lead on tower roof and repairs to the west belfry louvres.  Tracery repairs to the west window.  Vestry roof repairs and resolution of damp penetration to the vestry chimney.

South Lynn, All Saints

 

£8,000

Low level like-for-like repairs to external church fabric, including south and north transepts, north aisle, chancel, anchorhold and some of the buttresses.   The gable of the anchorhold is precarious.  The stonework is very loose in places.  Stones have been pulled out of the walls and one was thrown through a vestibule window to carry out a burglary.

Tacolneston, All Saints

£750

To repair lead roof due to lead theft and consequential damage.  Minor roof repairs resulting from recent storm damage.

Tittleshall, St Mary

 

£7,000

The pew platforms on the south side of the nave are in danger of collapse due to rotting of the joists and floorboards. There is a 1.5m+ void below.  The pews to the north side of the nave are more stable but are also worn and potentially dangerous.

Hickling, St Mary

 

£4,000

Refurbishment to guttering and down pipes.  Cleaning and clearing blocked drains.  Replacing roof slates as necessary.  Window repairs.  Repair to area of wooden floor in the chancel.

Little Massingham, St Andrew

 

£2,000

The west window blew in during a storm on Sunday 9th February and has been removed, awaiting repair.

Merton, St Peter

 

£8,700

Major roof repairs largely funded by the NLFH.  Additional urgent work has been identified causing an unexpected shortfall.  The application is for assistance with funds towards the extra work.

Haddiscoe, St Mary

 

£2,000

Repair of lead sheets on south side of nave roof that have been subject to excessive slippage, which has led to water ingress.

Helhoughton, All Saints

 

£1,875

Structural survey and report on widespread cracks and damp in walls of nave and chancel, and the tower.

Hethel, All Saints

 

£1,500

Remove internal plaster on south wall of chancel affected by damp.  External hard render to be removed and replaced with lime render.  The interior plaster will be replaced with lime plaster and lime wash once the walls have dried out.  Buttress repairs.

Brockdish, St Peter and St Paul

 

£5,000

Re-plaster and lime wash chancel.  Repair and replace stained glass windows made by John Winter in late 1851, and those created by James Powell & Sons.

East Rudham, St Mary

 

£1,000

Roof and gutter repairs. The damage may have been caused by attempted lead theft.

Great Ryburgh, St Andrew

 

£1,000

To re-lead and repair the westernmost south chancel window, a William Wailes window dated 1870 that is one of 12 remaining windows in the church commissioned by the Tatham family between 1866 and 1883.

Beeston-next-Mileham, St Mary the Virgin

£10,000

Tower and Spire repairs

Bacton, St Andrew

£1,000

Nave roof and tower repairs

Acle, St Edmund

 

£3,000

Re-thatching the north side of the nave and tidying of the ridge.  Small repairs on south side where necessary.  Once the thatch is removed, some of the roof timbers may need to be made good.

Little Cressingham, St Andrew

£10,000

Urgent repairs identified in 2019 Quinquennial Inspection

Forncett, St Peter

£1,000

Urgent repairs identified in 2018 Quinquennial Inspection

Blickling, St Andrew

£10,000

Aisle roof repairs resulting from lead theft in 2016

North Wootton, All Saints

£2,000

Stained glass window repairs.

North Elmham, St Mary

£7,000

Roof and masonry repairs to south transept

Morston, All Saints

£5,000

Conservation of painted early 19th century tympanum.

Pentney, St Mary Magdalene

£1,000

Roof repairs.

Outwell, St Clement

£8,000

Window repairs in Beaupre and Fincham chapels, plus repair of 15th century iron bound muniments chest

Norwich, St John Sepulchre

£2,000

Repairs to vestry, south transept, buttress and roof.

King Street Baptist Church, Thetford

£1,000

Windows repairs to sanctuary.  Repairs to south wall gable and east wall of vestry.

Swanton Abbot, St Michael

£2,000

Drainage renewal of and rainwater goods, repairs to pew platform, and clearing pigeon detritus from tower, installing mesh.

Swaffham, St Peter & St Paul

£5,000

Restoration and repair of the William Wailes east window.

Tilney, All Saints

 

£5,000

Installation of roof alarm to north and south aisle roofs following lead theft

 

Tuttington St Peter & St Paul

£10,000

Urgent tower repairs.  Chancel and nave roof repairs, rwg and drainage, buttress and parapet repairs, tracery and ferramenta repairs

West Walton, St Mary

£9,000

Urgent investigation and repair of cracks and failing masonry at west end of the church. Including supporting structures to prevent collapse if required.

Pakefield, All Saints and St Margaret

 

£3,000

Replace thatch ridge on north and south roofs.  Clean and re-dress existing thatch on north roof.  Re-thatch south elevation of south roof.

 

Swaffham Baptist Church

 

£500

Repair brickwork and coping stones on façade, replace fascias and soffits on both towers. Replace rainwater goods on towers.

Taverham, St Edmund

 

£500

Repairs to north and east chancel window and nave windows.  South aisle roof repairs.

Deopham, St Andrew (High Oak)

 

£7,000

Help towards the first stage of substantial repairs.

 

Great Cressingham, St Michael

 

 

£500

Tower roof lead replacement and repairs to trap door

Morley, St Botolph (High Oak)

 

£2,000

Switchgear required following recent inspection.

Beighton, All Saints

£1,500

Re-thatch and repairs to nave roofs

 

Bradwell, St Nicholas

 

£300

Repairs to rainwater goods on north side, repairs to buttresses and replace rotten supports to centre nave pews

Breckles, St Margaret

£4,000

Replace rainwater goods on chancel, nave and south porch.  Improve surface water drainage.  Minor repairs to roofs and high level masonry.

North Tuddenham, St Mary

£15,000

Investigation of movement in the tower, and stabilisation needed as a result

 

Narford, St Mary

£3,750

Restoration of the porch

Kirstead, St Margaret

£5,000

Urgent repairs to the chancel roof identified in the 2016 Quinquennial Inspection

Upper Sheringham, All Saints

 

£1,000

Installation of new bell frame to replace the existing medieval frame

 

Scottow, All Saints

 

£7,000

Re-leading east chancel window, and repairs to tracery

Norwich, Heartsease, St Francis

 

£4,000

Additional underpinning and insulation

West Somerton, St Mary

 

£2,000

Switchgear for new electrical system

Thrigby, St Mary

 

£2,000

Replace central mullion and tracery in the south belfry window

Stockton, St Michael

 

£1,000

Repairs and repointing to the north buttress

Barford, St Botolph

£1,500

High level tower repairs, rendering repairs on south and east walls

Beachamwell, St Mary

£500

Replace blower for organ, which had an asbestos lining

Bradfield, St Giles

£5,000

Repairs to tower walls, parapets, belfry louvres and new lead tower roof.  Repairs to south and east chancel walls, corner turrets and pinnacles.

Colton, St Andrew

£3,000

Additional urgent roof repairs revealed during roof repairs completed Summer 2018

Gateley, St Helen

£2,000

Repairs to: high level tower, chancel roof coping, windows and buttresses and east gable repointing

Hoe, St Andrew

£5,000

Nave window repairs, rainwater goods on tower, porch roof repairs and new pew platform on north side of nave

Hunstanton, St Edmund

£1,000

Plaster and timber repairs in south-west corner of south aisle

Ingham, Holy Trinity

£700

Urgent porch repairs - bulge and cracking on south wall

Newton-by-Castle Acre, St Mary and All Saints

£7,000

Roof repairs: retile using existing tiles as much as possible.  replace all defective timbers.

Old Buckenham, All Saints

£7,000

Complete re-thatch and replacement of decayed roof timbers, to be determined once thatch is removed

Pulham, St Mary the Virgin

£10,000

Roof repairs resulting from lead theft

Saxthorpe, St Andrew

£2,000

Repairs to lead on south aisle and nave roof, plus associated repairs.  Pew platform repairs in north aisle.

Sloley, St Bartholomew

£5,000

Replace stolen lead with terne coated steel

Weasenham, St Peter

£4,000

Replace lead flashings and gutters stolen in September 2018. Redecoration of walls damaged by water.

Whissonsett, St Mary

£1,000

Repairs to nave roof

Surlingham, St Mary

£7,000

Investigation and tower repairs

Swainsthorpe, St Peter

£4,000

Internal re-rendering and lime wash to areas damaged by water penetration, and now dried out

Threxton, All Saints

 

£5,000

Repairs to tower, re-lead tower roof, and overhaul rainwater goods on north aisle.

Postwick, All Saints

£500

Repairs to windows on north and south side of chancel, and south side of nave

Wolferton, St Peter

£5,000

Repairs to all roofs on north side of the church

Sea Palling, St Margaret

£5,000

Repairs to tower, roof and gutters

Hindringham, St Martin

£3,000

Inspection and report to establish the extent of cracks in the tower to develop an HLF application

Martham, St Mary

£1,500

Repairs to nave roof, replace rainwater goods on north side, high level masonry repairs. Re-leading of clerestory windows

North Elmham, St Mary

£5,000

Repairs to nave, vestry and organ chamber and repairs to roof timbers and windows caused by water ingress

Wreningham, All Saints

£5,000

Urgent repairs to east chancel wall and gable. Retile north slope of chancel roof.

Brisley, St Bartholomew

£4,000

Repairs to church porch

Carleton St Peter, St Peter

 

£5,000

Work to tower to prevent access by birds, and to restore internal render and paintwork

West Bradenham, St Andrew

£3,000

Repairs to nave and tower roofs, south aisle parapet, and other repairs listed as urgent in latest Quinqennial Inspection report

Carleton Rode Baptist Chapel

£5,000

Replacement of timber frame to the roof.

Felthorpe, St Margaret

£1,000

Repairs to the window and silence chamber in the west tower.

Marlingford, The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

£2,000

Repairs to the flintwork in the tower, and repairs to the nave.

Hevingham, St Mary and St Botolph

£5,000

Repairs to the roof, following lead theft.

Field Dalling, St Andrew

£5,000

Repairs to roof following lead theft