CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1077362
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Beetley
National Grid Reference:
TF 97394 18535

Details

TF 91 NE BEETLEY CHURCH ROAD (east side)

3/1 Church of St.Mary 30/5/60 Magdalene

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dress- ings. Corrugated tile roofs. West tower; aisleless nave with south porch and former north aisle; chancel. C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses. C15 or C16.inserted west door of 2 deep orders with 4-centred arch and colonnettes with facetted capitals. Fine 3-light west window in Decorated style with 3 mouchette and dagger soufflets. 2-light cusped Y-traceried bell- openings and crenellated parapet. Nave south wall with 3 Decorated 2-light windows with mouchettes and daggers. North wall largely C18 with 3 3-light wooden Y-traceried windows filling former arcade openings. Chancel with moulded priest's doorway and 2 2-light Decorated windows with mouchettes and daggers to south. One identical window to north and a dripstone to former vestry. Fine 3-light east window with 4 radiating daggers. Interior. C14 3-bay north arcade with internal shafts only of quatrefoil piers visible. Contemporary chancel arch of 2 wave-moulded orders on 3-shaft responds with facetted capitals and intermediate filletted rolls. Wave-moulded tower-arch on half-shafts. Rood stair doorway to north. Fine C14 chancel piscina with cusped ogee arch and crocketted hood mould. Truncated horizontal cornice and moulded responds of former sedilia. C14 octagonal font with cusped panels and shields. Jacobean font cover with turned central baluster shaft and 4 cupola struts. C17 western screen with baluster shafts and carved arches.

Listing NGR: TF9739418535

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220748
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: 20 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07614/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril Bush. Source Historic England Archive
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