CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1050868
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Wroxham
National Grid Reference:
TG 29656 17540

Details

TG 21 NE WROXHAM CHURCH LANE (west side) 4/84 10.5.61 Church of St. Mary.

G.V. I

Parish church. Fabric mainly of C15 with C12 remains in nave. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch and chancel. Flint with limestone dressings, lead roofs. South aisle (rebuilt in C19) partly of red brick with slate roof. North aisle roof has C20 felt covering. C15 west tower with traceried sound holes, angle buttresses and parapets with good flushwork panels. Parapet embattled with corner pinnacles. Windows generally Perpen- dicular, many renewed or restored in C19. Decorated east window. Very fine Norman south doorway : three orders of engaged shafts with decorated bands, capitals and abaci supporting an arch of seven orders, each order having a separate carved motif. C15 door with iron latch plate, probably C13. Interior : remains of stair to chamber over original porch. Curious nave arcades of three bays; octagonal piers, without capitals, supporting four- centred arches with double hollow chamfers. Remains of rood loft stairs on south side of chancel arch. Many good C18 and C19 monuments, notably Robert Blake Humfrey (d.1886) John Wace (d.1795) Daniel Collyer, 1774. Graded I for fine south doorway.

Listing NGR: TG2965617540

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228217
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: 04 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03007/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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