CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1077392
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Bylaugh
National Grid Reference:
TG 03618 18323

Details

TG 10 NW BYLAUGH

3/5 Church of St.Mary 30.5.60

- I

Parish church. Tower and nave C14. Chancel, transepts and fittings of 1809- 10 according to inscription above tower arch. Round western tower, aisleless nave, transepts and chancel. Tower with west lancet window and 2 first floor loops with brick reveals and triangular stone heads. Octagonal bell stage with alternating open and blind 2-light cusped Y tracery. Blind panels filled with knapped flint. Crenellated parapet. Buttressed nave with 2 Perpendicular 2-light windows and C14 north and south doorways with dying mouldings. Transepts and chancel with 3-light Y-traceried gable-end windows. Gault brick dressings and rendered polygonal angle buttresses rising above eaves level to form octagonal turrets. Roofs with projecting eaves on plain twin brackets. Interior almost entirely of 1809-10 with oak box pews forming an octagon beneath crossing. 3 decker pulpit with one side serving as a vestry. Pair of cast iron fireplaces to transept gable-ends. Cast iron communion rail in Gothic style. Late medieval octagonal font with shield panels. Plaster segmental barrel vaults forming a groin vaulted crossing. C18 and C19 monuments in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0361818323

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220711
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.

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