CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1152030
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD, WHINBURGH

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD, WHINBURGH

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Whinburgh and Westfield
National Grid Reference:
TG 00623 08927

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/09/2014

TG 00 NW 6/97

WHINBURGH, CHURCH ROAD (north side), Church of St.Mary

30.5.60

GV I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Lead and plaintile roofs. Tower porch to south; aisle- less nave and chancel. Late C13 tower with angle buttresses. Moulded entrance arch on triple shaft responds with polygonal capitals. Carved heraldic shield above with a cusped statue niche. 3 flat-headed loops to first floor. Bell stage with 2 2-light Y- and plate-traceried openings to east and west, a cusped and Y-traceried opening to south with blocked spandrel and a plain lancet to north. Shallow pitched roof without a parapet. West wall of nave has a 5-light Y-traceried window with cusping, 6 quatrefoils and one cinquefoil: a C19 restoration-in original opening. South wall of nave has one cusped Y-traceried 2-light window with cusped spandrel light and a 3-light late-Medieval panel-traceried window without cusping. North wall with 2 2-light Y-traceried windows: with cusping to east and plate-traceried to west. North and south doorways each of 2 wave-moulded orders. Finely carved label stops to all nave openings. Largely rebuilt chancel with one modern 3-light east window in Geometric style, and to south 2 2-light cusped Y-traceried windows of which the westernmost is original. Priest's door to north. Interior. Plain chamfered chancel arch without responds. Nave piscina with cusped ogee arch. Surviving rood stair to north. Original scissor-braced nave roof of 32 trusses. The top third of the roof has been removed and replaced by a shallow pitched boarded arrangement just above the collars. Tall ashlaring on a moulded wall plate. Early C14 font with a plain circular bowl on a moulded octagonal shaft.

Listing NGR: TG0062308927

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220889
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: 11 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14006/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Francis Polaine. Source Historic England Archive
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