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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.


List entry Number: 1050928



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

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burgh and Tuttington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-May-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228052

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Church of St. Mary 3/93 10/5/61 The Virgin. (Formerly listed as Cburch of I St. Mary, Burgh)

Parish Church. Flint with limestone dressings; nave, north chapel and porch roofs plain-tiled; chancel thatched. West tower C15, nave much restored C19, chancel of early C13, extended in late C19 by R. M. Phipson; chancel north chapel late C19. Angle-buttressed west tower; flushwork panels in plinth. Square sound openings on north and south with mouchette-wheel traceried panels. Large two-light belfry openings with louvres and panel tracery. Embattled parapet with shields and crowned 'M' motifs. 3-light Perpendicular west window flanked by niches at cill level. Polygonal stair turret in south tower wall. Nave south windows and doors C19 restoration. Chancel of c,1200 with two easternmost bays and east wall rebuilt in 1876-8 by R. M. Phipson : south wall with eight lancets in bays of 3-3-2. Bays divided by staged and gabled buttresses. East wall with three lancets with engaged shafts and capitals. Circular foiled window above lancets. North chapel C19, with two lancets in gable. Interior: important work of c.1200 in chancel : two tiers of blank Early English arcading. Each of the 8 upper bays, south side, pierced by a lancet with deep splayed reveals. Low-side window in lower arcade. Shafts with fine stiff-leaf capitals. Lower arcade apparently intended to continue further west, but interrupted by chancel arch. On the north side, a lower arcade of 7 bays surmounted by 4 bays, the two easternmost with lancets (C19). Fine C13 opening to north chapel flanked on each side by three shafts with stiff-leaf capitals and bird-carvings. Centre shaft on each side keeled. Chancel roof C19; arch-braced collars with collar-runner. Chancel arch re- worked in C19 with curiously-carved responds and attached shafts. Label-stops of chancel arch left as blocks. Step down into chancel from nave. Nave windows of two lights, one at high level on south side. Good octagonal seven- sacrament font on stepped base; the stem has four shields and four figures, the underside of the bowl carved with angels holding sacramental emblems. Tall tower arch of three orders of plain chamfers; chamfered reveal with broach stops. Good monument on north wall to Edmund Burr (d. 1720) and his wife (d. 1708).

Listing NGR: TG2177525052

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National Grid Reference: TG 21775 25052


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