CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1077388
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Stanfield
National Grid Reference:
TF 93961 20762

Details

TF 92 SW STANFIELD CHURCH LANE

3/50 Church of 30.5.60 St. Margaret.

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. West tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel. Early C14 west tower with one pair of diagonal buttresses. 2-light cusped Y-traceried west window and 2-light plain Y-traceried bell-openings. C14 porch consisting of arched entrance with dying moulding and carved label stops and kneeler finials of mutilated kneeling figures. C14 nave doorways. 6 late Perpendicular, flat-headed, 3-light panel-traceried nave windows with straight hood moulds displaying finely carved stops. C13 chancel with 3 remodelled lancets to north, one 3-light C19 east window in Decorated style and 2 original lancets with one 2-light Y-traceried window to south. These south windows have hood moulds. C14 chancel arch of 2 plain-chamfered orders on polygonal responds with bell capitals. Chancel windows with nook shafts and deeply moulded scoinson arches. Double piscina with trefoil arches. C17 communion rail with shaped board balusters and patterned rails. C15 5-bay chancel screen with tracery and spandrel carvings. 2-deck pulpit with an elaborately carved C17 polygonal box, an C18 tester and a later clerk's desk. 19 late medieval poppy-head bench ends with animal arm rests. Plain octagonal font with a Jacobean cover on turned balusters. Cock's-head hinges to-opening sides and simple scrolls above supporting a ball finial. Fragments of medieval glass.

Listing NGR: TF9396120762

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220702
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 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11941/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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