CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1077436
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARY
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. 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 19-Feb-2020 at 23:13:32.

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:
Whissonsett
National Grid Reference:
TF 91919 23345

Details

TF 92 SW WHISSONSETT

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220510
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 06 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05764/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank H. P. Wadeson. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].