CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1077859
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1959
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:
King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Barton Bendish
National Grid Reference:
TF 70977 05437

Details

TF 70 NW BARTON BENDISH

6/3 Church of St. Mary 8.7.59 - I

Parish church. C14, restored 1788-89, 1858, 1871, west door C12 moved from church of All Saints 1789. Brick, rubble and carstone, partly rendered. Thatched nave and chancel roofs. West door mid C12 : 2 orders shafts, the inner bobbin moulded, the outer circular with modified beakhead; arches above foliated scalloped capitals similar, but with properly formed beakhead. Hood mould with dogtooth. 2-light west window of 1858 in Geometric style. Gable head of flint carrying bell-cote of 1871. Plain arched south door. 2-light early C14 Y tracery window with mouchette infill to east. Nave east gable on moulded kneelers. 2-light reticulated chancel window, ogeed priest's door with finial, 3-light C19 square-headed window with arched lights. East gable on ashlar kneelers with grotesque heads. 3-light reticulated east window with sub-cusping. North chancel with gabled C19 vestry and reticulated 2- light window. 2-light mouchette window to nave. Interior. Double chamfered chancel arch on corbels. Window embrasures of various sizes, all with rere arches. Set of plain box pews of 1789, cut down 1865. Boarded and plastered scissor braced nave and chancel roofs. Segmental pointed arch to vestry with square hood terminating in late C14 head stops. Foliage carving in spandrels. Remains of wall painting on south nave wall depicts St. Katherine and wheel.

Listing NGR: TF7097705437

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
221477
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

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Date: 02 Dec 2001
Reference: IOE01/05894/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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