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CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AT PLEA

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 MICHAEL AT PLEA

List entry Number: 1051880

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AT PLEA, REDWELL STREET

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

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 229450

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TG 2308 NW REDWELL STREET (east side) 16/679 26.2.54. Church of St. Michael- at-Plea I Former parish church now redundant. C15 flint with stone and brick dressings. Lead roofs. West tower, nave and chancel. North and south transepts, south chancel chapel. South porch. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses. 3-light C19 Perpendicular west window with pointed arch. 2- light belfry window. Square sound hole on east face. 1827 clockface on south. Crenellated parapet with corner pinnacles. 4 bay nave. Stone quatrefoil plinth band. 4 3-light Perpendicular windows with 2-centre arches. 2 storeyed south porch:- outer doorway with attached shafts and 2-centre arch with dripmould. Badly worn spandrels, the left-hand one showing St. Michael with the dragon. Statue niches each side of the door with ogee heads and finial. Flushwork band above doorway. 3 first-floor openings with square heads beneath continuous dripmould. The 2 outer windows with cusped ogee tracery and the central statue niche with a C19 statue. C20 parapet. Good carved timber door to church with an outer border of quatrefoils and 4 inner panels with complex blind tracery. South transept and chancel chapel continuous with 3 and 4-light Perpendicular windows. The south and east walls of the chapel are rendered. East wall of chancel rendered with 3-light Perpendicular window. Arch-braced roof to nave with longitudinal braces and angels at ridge-level. Corner wall monu- ment with an inscription to Jaques de Hern on the left panel and incised family group on right panel.

Listing NGR: TG2323508742

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National Grid Reference: TG 23235 08742

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