CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1152224

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1960

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

Map

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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: Breckland (District Authority)

Parish: North Pickenham

National Grid Reference: TF8692005375

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History

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Details

TF 80 NE 1907/5/40 23.06.60

NORTH PICKENHAM HOUGHTON-ON-THE-HILL Church of St Mary I

Former parish church, now disused. Nave C11, west tower probably C14, chancel replaced with small altar chamber, post-medieval. Flint, partly rendered, with brick and limestone dressings. Pantiled nave roof; hipped slate roof over chancel. Square, unbuttressed west tower with restored west door in Perpendicular style with square head and spandrel panels. INTERIOR: includes wall paintings of c1090-C17 of exceptional interest. It also includes 2-light west window with cusped Y-tracery. North and south nave walls each contain small high level semicircular headed double splayed windows; north window has traces of painted decoration in reveal. North-east window with remains of tracery, probably C14. C14 tower arch with triple plain chamfer and polygonal piers. Blocked north and south doors. Angle piscina with petalled bowl at south-east corner of nave. Re-erected simple nave roof with 3 tie beams and 2 tiers of butt-purlins, post-medieval. Plain semicircular chancel arch flanked by irregular arched niches.

Listing NGR: TF8692005375

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 221037

Legacy System: LBS

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