CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1152891
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOWER STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARY
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1152891 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Sep-2019 at 19:27:46.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOWER STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Gissing
National Grid Reference:
TM 14627 85296

Details

1. 5321 GISSING LOWER STREET Church of St Mary TM 18 NW 13/1 7.12.59

I GV

2. From probably late C11. Flint with stone dressings, and tiled roofs. Round west tower, probably late C11 (probably not earlier) with Norman two-light round-headed bell-openings with dividing shaft and scallop capital, circular windows (probably not Saxon), and small two-light round-headed west window with incised zigzag surround. Tall tower arch with zigzag carving in arch and plain inposts. Nave probably late C11 with Norman south doorway with zigzag in arch and one order of shafts with scallop capitals. One Decorated nave window. Chancel with north and south chapels of early C13 with Y-tracery windows. Remaining windows Perpendicular. Two-storeyed C15 north porch with flushwork panelling, diagonal buttresses, fleurons in arch and flanking niches. Interior: C15 double-hammerbeam nave roof. Two single-chamfered arches between chancel and south chapel with octagonal pier, north chapel probably originally had similar but now single arch. C15 north chapel roof. Some C15 bench ends, remainder C19. C15 octagonal font. Early C17 screen to north chapel. Monuments: tablets to Kemp family of 1614, 1710, 1734 and 1815.

Listing NGR: TM1462785296

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
225431
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 30 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/05763/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Colleen Cole. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].