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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1077780

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, FAKENHAM ROAD

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Rudham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1953

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221588

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TF 8228 EAST RUDHAM FAKENHAM ROAD (north)

12/5 Church of St. Mary. 5.6.53. II*

Parish Church. Largely rebuilt 1876. C11, c.1200 evidence in chancel, C13 south transept, C15 south porch. Rubble and knapped flint, stone dressings, C20 replacement concrete pantile roofs. West tower, 4 bay nave and aisles, south porch and south aisle transept chapel, 3 bay chancel. West tower 1876, rebuilt after collapse. South porch has knapped flint south face and set-off buttresses only. C.1876 entrance arch, C15 nodding ogee head niche above with rectangular drip mould head and armorial panel base. Blocked brick dressed north and south openings. 1876 rib vaulted roof, with central C15 boss of Holy Trinity. C.1300 moulded arch door with C.1300 label stop heads. 2 3-light south and north aisle windows. 4 north and south 3-light clerestorey windows, all 1876 rebuilding, Perpendicular details. Fine south aisle transept chapel has late C13 4-light window with trefoil heads to each light, with outer rounded trefoils and minor pointed trefoils in spandrels above, all under outer pointed segmental arch with drip mould heads. 2 south and single returned east and west set off buttresses. Floriated gable cross. West return has single octofoil round window, east has 2 3-light intersected tracery windows under drip mould heads with label stops. Chancel south side has 2 c.1200 lancets, inserted C15 3-light tracery window at west. South priests door c.1876. Simple clasping quoined east end buttresses, returned round angles. 5-light c.1876 Decorated east window. Interior: 4 bay north and south arcades and roofs all 1876. South transept piscina. Chancel has Norman piscina on pillar with interlace top knob bowl. See H.J. Durkinfield Astley Two Norfolk Villages (Norwich 1900) pp.ll-23.

Listing NGR: TF8274228274

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dukinfield Astley, HJ, Two Norfolk Villages, (1901), 11-23

National Grid Reference: TF 82742 28274

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