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CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, BILLINGFORD

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, BILLINGFORD

List entry Number: 1050112

Location

CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, BILLINGFORD, NORGATE LANE

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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Scole

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 225987

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5321 SCOLE NORGATE LANE Billingford Church of St Leonard, Billingford TM 17 NE 25/2A 7.12.59

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2. Mainly late C14 and Cl5. Decorated end Perpendicular nave and chancel windows. South porch. Truncated west tower with diagonal buttresses, pyramidal tiled roof, and polygonal stain turret. Arched brace nave roof with crenellated wall plate. Tall tower arch. Double-chamfered chancel arch. Early Cl5 screen with wide single-light divisions with ogee arches. C17 octagonal pulpit, panelled with tripartite back-panel and tester with pennants. Some C15 bench ends with fleurons in border and poppy-heads. Cl5 octagonal font with angels with shields against bowl and 4 lions against stem. South door with fleurons on the battens C15 door to tower stairs with traceried head. Wall paintings probably early C14, on south wall at high level. Fragments of old glass in chancel windows. Built of flint rubble, partly rendered, with stone dressings. Tiled roofs.

Listing NGR: TM1681479062

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National Grid Reference: TM 16814 79062

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