CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1049786
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, STATION ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Thorpe Market
National Grid Reference:
TG 24496 35381

Details

TG 23 NW THORPE MARKET STATION ROAD

3/65 Church of St. Margaret 4:10:60 II*

Parish church. 1796 by Wood. Flint and stone. Slate roof with oversailing eaves on stone brackets. Rectangular in plan. West end has part-blind Y-tracery window with Y glazing bars; blind lancets beside. Encircled quatre- foil in gable now with bell and cover over it. Corner turrets of square knapped flint with stone caps. South elevation of 5 bays with pinnacled stone porches to the first and fifth bays; pointed archways; double leaved doors to church, each leaf of 2 panels with pointed heads; to side-walls of porches a blind lancet; flanking each porch a blind pointed niche. 3 Y-tracery windows with Y glazing bars. To north a gabled vestry with rectangular window with leaded glazing; 2 gargoyles to the gable end and 4 quatrefoils enclosed in a lozenge all presumably from Medieval church; lean-to. Eastern elevation as west without the bell. Interior. Slight Gothick screens across nave and between nave and chancel having glazed panels and iron lattice infill. Screen across nave records the rebuilding of the church by Lord Suffield 'at his own expense'. Royal arms of George III on the reverse. Coved ceiling with ribs and rose bosses; angel head corbels. Fine marble memorial to Sir Thomas Rant d.1671 with Ionic columns supporting broken pediment with achievement on brackets; drapery to apron. Similar tomb to Elizabeth Rant d.1697. Tomb to 2 infants by C. Regnard erected in 1796 by Lord Suffield having obelisk with cherub and urn; panel with shells to corners; foliage to apron. Tomb to Robert Britiffe d.l749 with shouldered and eared panel; swan pediment with achievement; cherubs to apron. C14 octagonal font with attached shafts supporting bowl having tracery with mouchettes.

Listing NGR: TG2449635381

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
224727
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: 09 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04172/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Hazel Douglass. Source Historic England Archive
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