CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1050328
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH PLAIN

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARGARET
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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH PLAIN

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Hempnall
National Grid Reference:
TM 24121 94454

Details

TM 2494 9B/1

HEMPNALL CHURCH PLAIN Church of St Margaret

7.12.59

GV I Pre-conquest origin with long-and-short quoins at north-west angle of nave. Rebuilt in C13 and C14. North and south aisles with renewed Perpendicular window, the north windows with straight heads, the south aisle with embattled parapet. C13 two bay north arcade with round piers and capitals with abaci and double-chamfered aisles. Early C14 three-bay south arcade with octagonal piers and sunk-quadrant mouldings. Third bay to east is C19. Truncated chancel. C15 two storeyed south porch with window above entrance flanked by niches. Early C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses to belfry height, embattled parapet, two-light bell-openings with Y-tracery, and weathervane dated 1727.

Interior: C19 roofs. C15 octagonal font with beasts and figures and figures of angels with shields against the stem and bowl. C17 altar table. Built of rubble with ashlar dressings, with slate and lead roofs.

Some C18 headstones in churchyard.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
225475
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: 02 Jan 2006
Reference: IOE01/14984/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Christopher Sharman. Source Historic England Archive
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