RUINS OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES AT TF 662 207

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1077664

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: RUINS OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES AT TF 662 207

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Location

Statutory Address: RUINS OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES AT TF 662 207

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Bawsey

National Grid Reference: TF6625820794

Summary

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History

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Details

BAWSEY BAWSEY TF 62 SE 1/1 Ruins of Church of St. James (sometimes known as Church of St Mary) at TF 662 207 I Ruined parish church, Cll. Carstone rubble with some flint, erratics and Sandringham sandstone, stone dressings. Roofless. Central tower, nave and chancel; part walls remaining. Axial square tower: north and east faces to full height, both with large vertical cracks; lower west face; east angle of south face; single splay semi-circular headed bell openings to east and north with remains of external side shafts, string course below; long and short work to quoins of north and east faces below string course; north face with some putlog holes and remains of semi-circular headed single splay opening; 2 steep gable lines to east, the lower possibly indicating a vaulted chancel roof. South wall of chancel only, diagonal buttress and east jamb of 4-centred window opening (complete opening extant in 1931); nave with diagonal buttresses and remains of opposing north end south doorways. Interior: semi-circular headed nave arch to tower of two orders, the inner with complete zig-zag mouldings, the outer with incomplete double roll moulding, both mouldings above former pairs of side shafts with cushion capitals, the only shaft remaining to left. Plain semi-circular headed chancel arch with imposts to tower. Tower arches to nave and chancel both with single roll moulding and side shafts having cushion capitals to angles of jambs. The church in isolated hill top position, has been in ruins since before 1770. The ruins are much diminished since 1931; C.W. Messent: Ruined Churches of Norfolk 1931, p.10. Scheduled Ancient Monument, Norfolk 147.

Listing NGR: TF6625820794

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221934

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Messent, C W , Ruined Churches of Norfolk, (1931)

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