CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1077371
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Bintree
National Grid Reference:
TG 01716 23446

Details

TG 02 SW BINTREE CHURCH ROAD

5/9 Church of St.Swithin 30/5/60 - II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Plain tile and slate roofs. West tower, nave with aisle, transept and porch to south and chancel of 1761 according to datestone. C14 west tower with pair of diagonal buttresses and chequered flushwork plinth. 2- light cusped Y-traceried west window. 2-light bell-openings with pairs of short super mullions flanking cusped soufflet. Crenellated parapet with crocketted corner pinnacles. 2 2-light and one 3-light late Perpendicular nave windows to north with flat heads. 2 similar 3-light windows to south aisle with one 2-light cusped Y-traceried west window. South transept with one restored 3-light Decorated window with 3-petal soufflets to gable-end, single lancet to west and 2 2-light Y-traceried windows to east. C18 chancel with east and south windows in Decorated style. C14 moulded north and south nave doorways. Interior. 4-bay C14 south arcade with octagonal piers,bell capitals and arches of 2 plain chamfered orders. Tower arch with filletted semicircular responds and plain chamfered arch. C18 chancel arch in Clh style. C14 octagonal font with elaborate blind tracery patterns in each panel. Rare C12 pillar piscina in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0171623446

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220661
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: 22 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06656/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Alec Douet. Source Historic England Archive
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