CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, BILLINGFORD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1050112

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, BILLINGFORD, NORGATE LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, BILLINGFORD, NORGATE LANE

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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Scole

National Grid Reference: TM 16814 79062

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 225987

Legacy System: LBS

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