Church of St. Martin

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1049816
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1960
Statutory Address:
Church of St Martin, Cromer Road, Overstrand, NR27 0NY

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Martin, Cromer Road, Overstrand, NR27 0NY

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Overstrand
National Grid Reference:
TG 24076 40764

Details

TG 2448 8/27

OVERSTRAND CROMER ROAD Church of St. Martin

4.10.60

II*

Parish church. Medieval, restored from ruin in early C20. Quaternary and Quarry flint and chert with Lincolnshire Limestone and brick dressings. Slate roofs. West tower, nave, north aisle, chancel, south porch.

Embattled tower with diagonal buttresses. West door with chamfered reveals rolls and fillets to arch, hollows between. Two-light early C20 west window. Cusped roundels to ringing chamber openings; two-light C20 bell openings, brick edged vent; gargoyles; flushwork battlements. Three bay nave; one early C20 three-light Perpendicular window and one restored window with demitransoms under four-centred arch with brick and flint voussoirs to south. All restoration to north. Two bay chancel with two restored three-light windows with demi-transoms. C20 priest's door. Flushwork beneath C20 five-light east window. Porch to first nave bay.

Interior. Roofs of c1910. Medieval brick tower arch with continuous brick chamfer; inner order on corbels. C20 aisle and arcade but north nave door left in position and now inside church having chamfered reveal merging to roll-moulded arch; four-centred brick rere-arch; stoop. Stoop beside south door. Brick reveals to wafer oven in south wall of tower. C20 chancel arch and rood stair. Restored ogee arched piscina with remains of arch for sedilia.

Listing NGR: TG2407640764

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
224689
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 21 February 2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

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: IOE01/08987/05
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