CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1049189
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Stody
National Grid Reference:
TG 06488 35492

Details

STODY HUNWORTH TG 03 NE 2/90 Church of St. Lawrence 4.10.60 II*

Parish church, medieval. Coursed flint, lead roof. West tower, nave, chancel, south chapel and south porch. Tower: diagonal buttresses with flushwork; embattled parapet with flushwork; gargoyles to north and south; renewed west window of 2 cusped lights under multicusped quatrefoil; small stone Celtic cross above; bell openings of two ogee headed lights under a quatrefoil, central mullions to west and south window lost. South porch of galletted flint; pantile roof; flushwork on diagonal buttresses; moulded porch arch of 3 orders, the front and rear with slender shafts. Pointed south doorway with roll moulded hood mould. C11 blocked round headed window splayed outwards to south nave. C15 South Chapel of galletted courses of knapped flints alternating with whole iron stained flints; windows with ogee headed lights with panel tracery under pointed segmental arch, 4 lights to south, 2 to west, 3 to east. Gargoyle to east wall. Chancel renewed; of pebble flint; east window C19, of 3 lancets with external shafts and flowing tracery. 4 stepped buttresses in brick to north nave wall of rendered coursed flint. North doorway with continuous hollow chamfer, label stops of devil's heads; one 'Y' tracery window, one 2-light window with panel tracery. Interior: open rafter roof with shaped wall braces renewed; South Chapel with C15 moulded roof beams. Pointed chancel arch 2 hollow chamfers and ogee moulding round shafts. North nave wall: roll moulding and hollow chamfers to 3-light window; small vaulted niche across arris of window splay. Plain octagonal font on octagonal stem with moulded base and cap. Large black marble ledger slabs to Edmund Britiffe and wife, 1726, and with achievement to Edmund Britiffe, 1770, 'Paymaster of his Majesty's Exchequer bills', and sister.

Listing NGR: TG0648835492

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
224103
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/07376/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E. Downs. Source Historic England Archive
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