This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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.


List entry Number: 1077436



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whissonsett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-May-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220510

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



4/54 Church of St.Mary 30.5.60 - II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. West tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel with vestry and organ outshut to north. Early C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses, 2-light cusped Y-traceried bell openings and small foiled sound holes. Inserted C15 west window of 2 lights with embattled transom. C15 crenellated parapet with corner finials, flushwork and blind traceried panels with shields. Nave with C14 moulded north and south doors and 6 heavily restored 2-light windows in Perpendicular style. Chancel C19 with east window in Geometric style, 2 Y- traceried windows to south and one to north. South porch with corrugated iron roof, C15 4-centred entrance with polygonal responds and 2 small cusped windows. Some medieval ironwork in south door. Plain chamfered tower arch of 3 orders. Pair of plain nave piscinas. Chancel arch probably C19 in Per- pendicular style. 3 C19 stained glass windows in chancel. Re-set trefoil piscina in chancel. C19 triple sedilia with cusped arches. Victorian foiled chancel screen and pulpit in Decorated style. C15 octagcnal font with cross plinth, panel traceried stem and quatrefoil bowl panels.

Listing NGR: TF9191923345

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TF 91919 23345


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1077436 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Aug-2018 at 02:33:45.

End of official listing