Church Of St Mary

20 Jun 2002
Church Of St Mary, Fludges Lane, Beetley, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20 4HN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TF 91 NE BEETLEY FLUDGE'S LANE (west side) East Bilney

3/9 Church of St.Mary 30/5/60


Parish church. Mainly mid to late C19 around a medieval core. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Plaintile roofs. Western tower; aisleless nave with south porch, south chapel and vestry to north; chancel, erected in 1883 in memory of Henry Collison - rector. Lower 2 stages of unbuttressed west tower are the only recognizable medieval parts with a 3-light Per- pendicular traceried window and 3 twin lancet windows - formerly bell-openings.

Late C19 bell stage in Perpendicular style. 2 single light cusped nave windows to south and 2 2-light north windows in Decorated style. Chancel with 2 2- light windows in Decorated style and 2 single light cusped windows. Elaborate east window in Decorated style. Chamfered tower arch without responds.

Victorian chancel arch in Decorated style. Chancel stalls and pulpit contain re-used C17 carved friezes. Much Victorian glass. Plain octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TF9553419536


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Photographer: Bush, Cyril

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Ashlar, Brick, Flint, Tile, Medieval Church, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Place Of Worship, Parish Church, Chapel