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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
225987
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.

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