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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
221037
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 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/16175/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons. Source Historic England Archive
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