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CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

List entry Number: 1051548

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

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

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Morton on the Hill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-May-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228427

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TG 11 NW MORTON ON THE HILL

2/36 Church of St. Margaret. 10.5.61.

G.V. II*

Parish church, now largely in ruins except for chancel and eastern bay of nave. C11 tower, remainder late C13 with some C19 rebuilding. Flint with limestone dressings; some quoins and base courses in iron-bound conglomerate. Steeply-pitched pantiled roof continuous over nave and chancel. Freestanding walls capped with pantiles and plain tiles. Round west tower with base courses in iron-bound conglomerate, upper walling of flint, partly collapsed 30.3.59. Small double-splayed opening in east side; small semi-circular headed opening with large internal splay on north side. Splayed semi-circular headed tower arch. South porch of knapped flint with ashlar quoins; doorway with attached shafts. Blocked window openings in east and west walls with four-centred cusped heads. Good south door with traceried panels. 2-light nave south windows, two with 'Y' tracery, one Perpendicular with cusped four-centred heads under a square drip mould. Single lancet in sanctuary. Slate memorial tablet to William Bowess (+ 1729) set in south wall. Staged angle buttresses at east wall. 3-light east window with intersecting tracery. Chapel to north east much restored and rebuilt in C19, but retaining a C14 ogee-headed cusped lancet in the west wall. Two bay north arcade with octagonal piers and responds; arches with double plain-chamfer and keeled fillet. In the north west corner, a fine monument to Thomas Southwell (+ 1609); a tomb chest with three shields and strapwork decoration in panels surmounted by a four-centred arch on pilasters and coat of arms. Octagonal font with shields around bowl and cusped blank arcade around stem. Remains of screen base re-used on north and south sides of sanctuary, three bays on each side. C17 altar rail with turned posts and balusters. Plastered ceiling over nave; roof structures not visible. C19 arch-braced roof over chapel.

Listing NGR: TG1261815870

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National Grid Reference: TG1261815870

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