CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1051809
Date first listed:
26-Feb-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, TOMBLAND

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, TOMBLAND

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Norwich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 23310 08835

Details

TG 2308 NW TOMBLAND (west side) 16/886 26.2.54. Church Of St George GV I Parish church. C15 and C16. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Brick clerestory. Lead roofs. West tower. Nave and chancel. North and south aisles and porches. North chancel chapel. 3-stage tower C.1445 and repaired 1645. 4-stages of diagonal buttresses. 3-light west window above statue niche. Square traceried sound holes. Belfry windows with 4-centre arches and later mullion and transomes. Clockface on south. Crenellated parapet with lozenge flushwork and corner pinnacles. 4-bay nave with two 3-light Perpendicular windows in south aisle. 2-storey porch against west bay having outer doorway with a 2-centre arch and carved spandrels. 2-light window above door with 4-centre arch. Flushwork parapet. Tierceron-vault inside with central boss of St. George. C19 windows in north aisle. 5 clerestory windows with cusped Y-tracery. 3-bay chancel with late Perpen- dicular 3-light windows and triangular arches. Priests door. 5 clerestory windows with cusped Y-tracery and 3-centre arches. 3-light Perpendicular east window. The north porch, which is incorporated into the west end of the aisle has diagonal ribs springing from wall piers and ridge ribs. It is now used as a chapel. Polygonal arcade-piers with 3 chamfered-orders pointed arches Arch-braced roof with single butt-purlin and ridge-piece. The braces spring from wall-posts supported on corbels. Finely carved Renaissance detail on wall-plate coving. Chancel roof:- Arched-brace roof with moulded butt-purlins and ridge-piece. The braces form a 2-centre profile, the lower brace springing from wall-posts with C19 angel corbels and wall-arches framing the clerestory window arches. Carved star-bosses on the purlins and ridge. C18 and C19 wall monuments. 1617 wall monument to Thomas Anguish with facing kneeling figures and children behind carrying skulls.

Listing NGR: TG2331008835

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
229666
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: 05 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03092/34
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