CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1049358
Date first listed:
16-Apr-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Sea Palling
National Grid Reference:
TG 42989 26820

Details

TG 42 NW SEA PALLING CHURCH ROAD (north side)

3/42 Church of St. Margaret 16.4.55

II*

Parish church. C13 west tower with C14 belfry stage. C14 nave and aisles converted C15 into aisleless nave. C14 chancel, altered C15. Restored 1898-1900. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. 3 stage square unbuttressed tower. Arched western light. 2-light louvred belfry windows with broken tracery. Crenellated parapet. Belfry is set-back. Remains of blocked aisle west windows. Nave with diagonal corner buttresses and 2 stepped side buttresses. 2 Perpendicular nave windows, restored. Blocked north double chamfered doorway with a holy water stoup to its west. Gabled south porch entered through a wave moulded arch. Knapped flint to south face. Wave moulded inner doorway and C15 arcaded door. Porch breaks into a buttress. C19 south chancel Priests' door. Cl9 diagonal east buttresses and 5-light C19 east window, its designer caught between Decorated and Perpendicular styles, achieving neither. Blank north chancel wall. Interior. Double chamfered tower arch. To left and right a blocked window of original aisles. Double hollow chamfered chancel arch with polygonal responds and capitals. Blocked north doorway. C19 scissor braced nave and chancel roofs, the former with 4 C19 tie beams. 17 C15 poppyhead bench ends. Cinquefoiled piscina in south-east nave wall. Square-headed piscina in north wall to left of segmental rood stair opening. Stairs to upper doorway survive. Dado of C15 rood screen comprising 4 subdivided traceried bays north and south of opening. Spandrels of tracery arches with carved vegetation and birds. C14 cinquefoiled chancel piscina below hood on labels. C14 octagonal traceried font. Cusped 2-light tracery to stem panels. Flowing and early Perpendicular tracery alternates in bowl panels.

Listing NGR: TG4298926820

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
223677
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: 27 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10735/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ray Pettit. Source Historic England Archive
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