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St Helen's Church, Norwich
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St Helen's Church, Norwich
52°37′58.03″N 1°18′17.2″E / 52.6327861°N 1.304778°E / 52.6327861; 1.304778Coordinates: 52°37′58.03″N 1°18′17.2″E / 52.6327861°N 1.304778°E / 52.6327861; 1.304778
Location Norwich, Norfolk
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website sainthelenschurch.co.uk
History
Dedication St Helen
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Administration
Parish St Helen’s Norwich
Deanery Norwich East
Archdeaconry Norwich
Diocese Anglican Diocese of Norwich
Province Province of Canterbury

St Helen's Church, Norwich is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Norwich.

History

The church was medieval and in 1270 given to the Great Hospital which had been founded in 1249. The original building was demolished and the current tower was built in 1375; the chancel was rebuilt by Henry le Despenser in 1383; nave and aisles of 3 bays and the south transept were all rebuilt ca. 1480 by Bishop James Goldwell.

Organ

The church contains an organ by Mark Noble. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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